@ Afaq Khan Sameer | Correspondent
New Delhi: Aaliya Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Manju Garhwal announced their idea to make a biopic on the legendary folk artist “Teejan Bai” in a press conference at PVR Plaza Connaught Place, Delhi. Teejan Bai was also present at the event. The movie will be produced by YS Entertainment, spearheaded by Aaliya Siddiqui and Manju Garhwal.
Aaliya shared why she always had a desire to make a biopic on Teejan Bai’s life, she told, “She never left her singing, which eventually paid off for her. There are many facets in Teejan Bai’s life that can be written about. I felt that a film based on her life should definitely be made,”
She also spoke about the casting of the movie, “We are approaching Priyanka Chopra, Rani Mukherjee and Vidya Balan for the role of Teejan Bai and for the role of Nana of Teejan Bai we will be approaching Amitabh Bachchan Ji.”
Producer Manju Garhwal spoke about the never-ending enthusiasm of Teejan Bai, “Today she continues to enthrall audiences, the world over, with her unique folk singing and her powerful voice. She is passing on her singing to the younger generation”.