Speculations are rife that Mahesh babu gonna act as Pullela Gopichand, in the laters biopic, under the production of sudheer babu. However, Sudheer babu today on one of his social media accounts codemned the news and Said “Mahesh doin as pullela gopi isn’t true & I am not producing it either” and also confirmed that he is gonna act as the legendary badminton player in other statement,”However I & praveen sattaru want to do a film on gopi’s life & I will be playing as gopi.as of now not sure wen this will go on floor.”
Pullela Gopichand, former legendary badminton player and currently producing many such talents, he made hyderabad a Badminton capital of India, producing players like Saina nehwal, P kashyap, sindhu etc., His biopic is planned by promising director Praveen sattaru and sudheer babu.
Praveen Sattaru who is a very sensible director and known for his concentration of films purely on content and not just the commercial aspects of the film. He is planning a journey with and with in pullela gopichand to write a script on his life. Sudheer babu was a badminton player himself, Knows what is pullela gopichand and he is one of those who watched legendary player closely.
Here is what Praveen sattaru told malligadu team in his latest interview with us. when asked about the film.
We’ve heard that you might do a film with Sudheer with badminton as the background?
Surprised…”How did you know that ? It’s at a very initial stage. I and Sudheer are working together with Pullela Gopichand on making his life story a feature film. We want to make it in Telugu, Hindi and English. I haven’t scripted. It’s still in the initial stages. I got to spend probably 5 – 6 months with Gopichand and his close associates to gather info and then write a script.. “