Recently, filmmaker Karan Johar has made the official announcement about making a movie on C. Sankaran Nair. Now, fans have been eagerly waiting for the makers to disclose the star cast. Even though no official confirmation has come in this regard but there are numerous names which are doing the rounds. This project will be directed by Karan Tyagi and it is based on the untold and wonderful story of lawyer C. Sankaran Nair who played an active part during British's rule in India. As per media updates, Akshay Kumar will be playing the titular role. And now the latest media reports suggest that Ananya Panday will be essaying the female lead in the film.
As per a daily, Karan Johar, who is busy with the promotions of JugJugg Jeeyo has already begun the groundwork of his forthcoming film C Sankaran biopic. The courtroom drama, titled The Untold Story of C Sankaran Nair, will be directed by debutant director Karan Singh Tyagi. Akshay Kumar might step into the shoes of the late lawyer activist and if reports are to be believed then Ananya Panday too will play a crucial role in the film. Seemingly this movie will be based on Raghu and Pushpa Palat’s book, The Case That Shook the Empire and it will revolve around the lawyer’s battle against the British Raj to uncover Punjab Lieutenant Governor Michael O’Dwyer’s role in the carnage.
A source close to the movie reported that Ananya Panday will play the role of a energetic junior lawyer. However, she has yet to sign the dotted line.