Kartik Aaryan is one of the most commercially successful actors in Bollywood. He started his career in 2011 with Pyaar Ka Punchanama and then did supporting roles in several films. However, he achieved great success with Sonu Ke Tity Ki Sweety and he has since acted in several extremely successful films that have cemented his place as an established actor.
Kartik is now working on Kabir Khan‘s Chandu Champion which has been generating a lot of buzz among his fans. Today, the makers recently the first look of Kartik as the titular Chandu from the film. It shows a slightly bruised face of Kartik who is dressed in a proper athlete suit. His serious and clean-shaven look has been well-received by people on the internet.
The Film Has An Amazing Ensemble
Chandu Champion has several interesting names in its cast. This includes Vijay Raaz, Bhuvan Arora, Rajpal Yadav, and debutant Bhagyashree. Kiara Advani, Gajraj Rao, and Supriya Pathak also appear in supporting roles. Recently, the makers wrapped their 10-day shoot at Brunel University, London. After the shoot, Kartik clicked pictures with the crew members of the film.
The Real Chandu Champion
Chandu Champion is based on the life of Murlikant Petkar, who is an army veteran and an accomplished athlete. Petkar is a Paralympic gold medalist who won an individual gold medal in the 1972 Summer Paralympics and also set a world record in the 50 m freestyle swimming event.
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About The Film
Chandu Champion is directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala under the Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment banner. The film is slated to release on 14 June 2024 on the occasion of Eid. Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput had first thought about making a film on the life of Petkar and had approached several directors. Reportedly Sushant was committed to doing a sports biopic on the amazing life of Petkar. However, he unfortunately passed away in 2020 and the project was shelved momentarily. After 83, Kabir Khan decided to give it a shot and the project was revived by him. So, in a way, Kartik will be living Sushant’s dream with this film. It is one of the most anticipated Bollywood films of Kartik’s career.
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