"Omung Kumar To Direct Biopic Based On Fauja Singh".
The king of Biopic, filmmaker Omung Kumar announces his next movie, yet another biopic based on Fauja Singh, based on the book Turbaned Tornado.
The life of the world’s oldest marathon runner, Fauja Singh, will be the subject of a biopic from a trio of Omung Kumar, Kunal Shivdasani, and Raaj Shaandilya.
Omung Kumar B is directing the project, titled Fauja, and will produce alongside Kunal Shivdasani of Aleya Motion Magic, whose credits include the 2008 thriller Hijack, and Raaj Shaandilya, who previously wrote Bhoomi for Kumar B and also wrote and directed the 2019 Hindi comedy Dream Girl.
The trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the film on social media. He tweeted, “OMUNG KUMAR TO DIRECT BIOPIC #FAUJA... Omung Kumar B - who directed #MaryKom and #Sarbjit - to direct a biopic on #FaujaSingh, a marathon runner, better known as #SikhSuperman... Based on the book #TurbanedTornado... Produced by Omung Kumar B, Raaj Shaandilyaa, Kunal Shivdasani”
The will chronicle how 108-year-old Fauja Singh, better known as the ‘Sikh Superman’, stunned the world by shattering a number of records in multiple age brackets as a marathon runner. Singh has completed the London marathon six times after making his debut there in 2000 at the age of 89 and has since finished marathons in Toronto, New York, and more cities.