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Biopic on Kapil Sharma announced, film to be helmed by ‘Fukrey’ director

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: Kapil Sharma’s biopic titled Funkaar is in the works. The untold story of the actor-comedian will be helmed by filmmaker Mrighdeep Singh Lamba of Fukrey fame. Producer Mahaveer Jain made the announcement on Friday, January 14, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

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Director Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, who is at present working on Fukrey 3, said that he is looking forward to bringing to the audience the story of “India’s most beloved FUNKAAR. Kapil Sharma”. Meanwhile, Mahaveer Jain added, “Billions of people get their daily dose of dopamine, courtesy Kapil Sharma. We all need love, life, and laughter. We are proud to present comedy superstar Kapil Sharma’s untold story on the big screen, in a big way.”

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the announcement on his official Twitter handle. He wrote, “BIOPIC ON KAPIL SHARMA: ‘FUKREY’ DIRECTOR TO DIRECT… A biopic on #KapilSharma has been announced… Titled #Funkaar… #MrighdeepSinghLamba – director of #Fukrey franchise – will direct… Produced by #MahaveerJain [#LycaProductions]… #Subaskaran presents.

Meanwhile, Lyca Productions and Producer Mahaveer Jain have also collaborated with Akshay Kumar for Ram Setu, with Sanjay Leela Bansali for a special film Mann Bairagi, with Anand L Rai for Jahnvi Kapoor starrer Good Luck Jerry which is an adaptation of a Tamil blockbuster, a Biopic on Vishwanathan Anand and many more.

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On the professional front, Kapil Sharma is all set to entertain his fans with his maiden special comedy show ‘I’m Not Done Yet’ which will be launched on Netflix. The trailer of the same is already out and garnered much praise from the viewers. The stand-up special is produced by Banijay Asia and BeingU Studios. It is slated to drop on January 28.

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