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Irrfan Khan signs Shoojit Sircar’s Udham Singh biopic

By: Mohnish Singh

Versatile Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who is currently undergoing treatment for neuroendocrine tumour, will resume work with celebrated filmmaker Shoojit Sircar’s next directorial venture. The yet-to-be-titled project is a biopic on long-forgotten martyr Udham Singh, who assassinated Michael O’ Dwyer, the former Lieutenant Governor of Punjab in British India, to avenge the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in 1919. Sircar, who last helmed the Varun Dhawan starrer October (2018) had approached Irrfan Khan before the latter was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour in March. However, the director had to put the movie on the backburner due to the actor’s illness. Now,…

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