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Jasmeet K Reen to direct Madhubala Biopic ‘Darlings’


Published : 18 Mar 2024 09:14 PM
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After months of anticipation and speculation, the much-awaited biopic on the legendary Bollywood actress Madhubala has finally made significant strides in its production. Jasmeet K Reen, acclaimed for her directorial prowess showcased in the 2022 film "Darlings" starring Alia Bhatt, has been appointed as the director for this prestigious project.

The news was confirmed by the director herself through her Instagram account on Friday, March 15, marking a pivotal moment in the development of the biopic. Sony Pictures Entertainment, along with Brewing Thoughts Private Limited and Madhubala Pictures Pvt. Limited, will serve as producers for the film, further solidifying its stature in the industry.

Expressing their enthusiasm, Sony Pictures Entertainment took to Instagram to share the exciting announcement, promising audiences a glimpse into the timeless charm and captivating journey of Madhubala, hailed as the epitome of grace and talent in Indian cinema.

It's worth noting that Madhubala's sister, Madhur Brij Bhushan, had previously issued a warning against unauthorized projects centered around the late actress, emphasizing the importance of obtaining proper approval to avoid legal repercussions. However, with the biopic now officially underway under reputable production houses and a seasoned director at the helm, fans can anticipate a respectful and insightful portrayal of Madhubala's remarkable life and legacy.

Madhubala, known for her iconic performances in classics such as "Mughal-E-Azam", "Mahal", and "Howrah Bridge", continues to be celebrated as one of the most enduring figures in Indian cinematic history. Her tragic demise at the age of 36 left an indelible mark on the industry, but her unparalleled talent and timeless charm continue to inspire generations of cinephiles worldwide.

As details of casting and production unfold, anticipation for the Madhubala biopic only continues to grow, promising audiences an unforgettable cinematic experience that pays homage to one of Bollywood's most beloved icons. Stay tuned for further updates as this landmark project unfolds.