Remember we broke the story that a biopic on the controversial Kashmiri stone-pelter Afshan Ashiq who dreams to play football for India is on cards, now we bring to you an interesting development on this front. Bollywood’s iconic bad man Gulshan Grover and his son Sanjay Grover are coming together to power the controversial Kashmiri peace icon journey on screen.
The movie titled HOPE SOLO goes on floors next year, written by Saiwyn Quadras of MARY KOM & NEERJA fame and to be helmed by Manish Harishanker who earlier helmed LAALI KI SHAADI MEIN LAADDOO DEEWANA & CHAARFUTIYA CHHOKARE and was chief AD to Rajkumar Santoshi in AJAB PREM KI GAZAB KAHANI & PHATA POSTER NIKLA HERO.
Gulshan Grover’s son Sanjay Grover after finishing his Post Graduation from UCLA in Los Angeles in Business of Entertainment and Business of Hollywood was looking out for good content which he could present it in international market.
Sanjay feels that HOPE SOLO has the potential to appeal the international market. Sanjay started working in Hollywood film studio MGM as a producer and he was personally hired by MGM Chairwoman Motion Pictures Worldwide Marry Parent as Director Special Projects . Sanjay has worked in different capacities including as film producer in MGM's films such as JAMES BOND, SPY KIDS, HOT TUB MACHINE, etc under the direct guidance of Chairwoman Mary Parent.
Bollywood’s famous baddie who arguably has the record of coming in most number of get ups is glad that his son has come back to Mumbai with an inspiring project.
Reportedly, Afshan Ashiq has also met the CM of J&K to discuss the project and got her blessings. The cast and other credits will be finalized very soon.