Actor Prateek Gandhi will soon be seen playing the character of Mahatma Gandhi on screen. Actually, Applause Entertainment has announced to make a biopic on Gandhi’s life. The time of Indian independence will be brought to life by depicting the great freedom fighters in this biopic. Let us tell you that Prateek is especially known for ‘Scam 1992 – Harshad Mehta Story’.
The series will be based on the books of Ramachandra Guha
This multi-season series will be based on the writings of renowned historian and author Ramachandra Guha. It will be taken from two of his famous books, ‘Bharat-Gandhi Se Pehel’ and ‘Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World’. The series will be produced to global standards for audiences across the globe. It will be shot in many different places in India and around the world. Applause Entertainment is delighted to have cast Prateek Gandhi. Applause Entertainment has also shared this information on its Instagram.
‘This character is close to the heart’
Regarding the character of Mahatma Gandhi, Prateek Gandhi says, ‘I have a strong belief in Gandhian philosophy and his values. Personally, I myself try to imbibe his values and education in my everyday life. He says that the character of Mahatma Gandhi is very close to my heart since my theater days. Once again, getting a chance to play the role of a great leader on screen, it is a big deal.
Unknown aspects will be shown
The series will trace the story of Mahatma Gandhi from his early days, to his work in South Africa and then to the struggle in India. Primarily, this series will depict those stories of Mahatma Gandhi, about which little is known. An attempt will be made to show those aspects which played a major role in making young Gandhi a Mahatma. Sameer Nair, CEO, Applause Entertainment says, “Ramachandra Guha is a renowned historian and storyteller. It is an honour for us to bring his classic books on screen. No one can play the character of Mahatma Gandhi better than Prateek Gandhi. He is extremely talented. He will play the character of Mahatma Gandhi, who gave the message of truth, non-violence and peace to the whole world. This series is actually the story of the birth of modern India, which is being made for a global audience. It will also show the struggle of Mahatma Gandhi along with his contemporary freedom fighters.