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Siddharth Roy Kapur buys rights to make a biopic on Raja Ram Tiwari

NEW DELHI, INDIA – DECEMBER 18: (EDITORS NOTE: This is an exclusive shoot of Mint) Siddharth Roy Kapur Businessman, Film Producer and Managing Director of Disney India posing for profile shoot on December 18, 2015 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Ramesh Pathania/Mint via Getty Images)

By: Mohnish Singh

According to reports, filmmaker Siddharth Roy Kapur has purchased the rights to make a biopic on Raja Ram Tiwari, a man who reunited over 14 lakh people who were lost during Kumbh and Megh Melas in Allahabad. Popularly known as Bhule Bhatke Baba, Tiwari ran a lost-and-found camp on the banks of the Sangam and helped lakhs of people for nearly 71 years, before breathing his last at the age of 88 on August 20, 2016. Titled Bhule Bhatke Tiwari, the biopic will go into scripting very soon. Spilling some more beans on the project, a source close to the…

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