Pullela Gopichand is one of the top badminton players and right after his retirement, he started his own badminton academy and started training young athletes. For his immense contribution to badminton, a biopic on his name is on cards. Praveen Sattaru is the director and the pre-production work of the film is on. The regular shoot of this untitled film will take place next year.
Sudheer Babu has been roped in to play the lead role in this biopic. As per the latest update, the film will be made in two installments and will release during the end of next year. The makers felt that the film cannot be narrated in a single part. Fox Star India and Abundantia Entertainments are the producers. More details soon.