New Delhi: Anurag Basu will direct ‘The Black Tiger,’ the approved biopic of Historical past’s largest spy, Ravindra Kaushik.
The youngest spy agent, Ravindra Kaushik was in his 20’s when he enlisted as an R&AW subject agent. Kaushik is taken into account India’s largest undercover agent up to now on account of his superb success in probing the highest ranks of the Pakistani Military, incomes him the label ‘The Black Tiger’ from then-Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Between 1974 and 1983, his remark and detailed reviews of important knowledge ascertained that Indian safety forces had been at all times one level forward of any shift Pakistan meant to make. He spent the vast majority of his life in Pakistan, the place he married a neighborhood woman and raised a household whereas offering essential knowledge to the Indian authorities.
“Ravindra Kaushik’s story is one in every of compassion and power,” says director Anurag Basu of ‘The Black Tiger. On the age of 20, he performed a major half in lots of worldwide and regional safety points that outlined India’s and South Asia’s sociopolitical character within the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties. A lot of our historic previous has been misplaced or forgotten. This unsung hero deserves to be acknowledged and studied.
The household has additionally agreed to the biopic and is aiding the filmmakers by discussing all the data in addition to the story from their perspective.
Whereas the creators haven’t but revealed who the main actor is, some imagine that Ranveer Singh, a outstanding determine, ought to tackle the function as a result of he possesses the swagger, model, and boldness of the long-lasting agent. Whether or not it’s Kartik, Salman, or Ranveer, the performer who may play Ravindra Kaushik’s character have to be able to justifying the agent’s bravery and selflessness.
The movie’s producers are Anurag Basu, R Vivek, Asvin Srivatsangam, and Divay Dhamija.