t seems that Imtiaz Ali, who is known for his unconventional and impressive narratives in films like Jab We Met, Highway, Tamasha, Rockstar, Love Aaj Kal has something different up his sleeve. He is reportedly planning a biopic on yesteryear actress, Madhubala.
Reports suggest that Imtiaz Ali has set his eyes on the life of the veteran actress, Begum Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi, better known as Madhubala. Reportedly, the filmmaker has recently acquired the rights to make a biopic on Madhubala’s life. It could either be a film or a web series.
The biopic will cover all the aspects of the actress’ life, from her debut as a child artist in Basant to her big break in Neel Kamal opposite Raj Kapoor. Imtiaz Ali has made sure that there is no scope for any hindrances in making the biopic by acquiring a Life Story Rights Assignment Agreement from her family. Apparently, Madhubala’s sister Madhur Brij Bhushan wishes to see Kareena Kapoor Khan play Madhubala in the biopic.
It’ll be interesting to witness Madhubala’s life on the big screen through Imtiaz Ali’s eyes.