Aanand L Rai to direct chess grand master Vishwanathan Anand biopic


Guwahati: Filmmaker Aanand L Rai is set to direct a biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand. The yet-untitled biopic will be co-produced by Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions and Mahaveer Jain’s Sundial Entertainment.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the news. “A biopic on chess grandmaster #ViswanathanAnand has been planned… The biopic – not titled yet – will be directed by Aanand L Rai… Produced by Sundial Entertainment [Mahaveer Jain] and Colour Yellow Productions [Aanand L Rai],” he tweeted.

The makers are yet to make a formal announcement. Details about the cast and other aspects of the film are also under wraps.

Aanand L Rai is currently filming romantic drama Atrangi Re, starring Sara Ali Khan, Dhanush and Akshay Kumar. The movie has been penned by Rai’s longtime collaborator, Himanshu Sharma.