Actor Govinda to play Vijay Mallya in a new film

Actor Govinda to play Vijay Mallya in a new film

Bollywood actor Govinda will play embattled business tycoon Vijay Mallya in a film directed by former CFBC chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani.

Confirmig the move, Nihalani said,'I have made a movie inspired by the life of Vijay Mallya, and Govinda is in the main lead, audiences will be surprised to see his new avatar. The movie will be completely entertaining. Unlike the streetwise comic characters, Govinda is famous for, he plays a very sophisticated character in Rangeela Raja. Also, three new heroines will be launched opposite Govinda in the film.

Pahlaj Nihalani had a controversial tenure as CBFC chairperson and in August last year, he was replaced by lyricist Prasoon Joshi. Meanwhile, Govinda's upcoming film is Fry Day, in which he co-stars with Varun Sharma.

Vijay Mallya (62) the founder of Kingfisher Airlines, is wanted in India over fraud and money-laundering charges amounting to around Rs. 9,000 crore. A court in London is hearing the case and latest reports suggest that he would be regarded as a 'fugitive from justice.' He left India in 2016..

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