Since the announcement of Smita Thackeray’s son Rahul Thackeray’s film ‘SAHEB’, a biopic on the Marathi Tiger Balasaheb Thackeray made it to the headlines, there has been a high amount of speculation and curiosity on who will portray the role of the strong and charismatic protagonist – Balasaheb Thackeray.


Keeping in mind the powerful personality of Balasaheb Thackeray, a poll wad conducted with top four Bollywood actors who would be perfect for the character. The options consisted of Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Manoj Bajpayee and the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan grabbed the highest votes.

The biopic which is a tribute by the mother- son duo is currently in its pre-production phase and will be going on floors by October 2016. Under the banner of Smita Thackeray’s production house titled ‘Rahul Productions’, the film will be produced by Smita Thackeray, who has full faith in her son and his dream to make a remarkable biopic on his grandfather.

Well, with such high speculations it will be exciting to know who will play the role of the roaring tiger on the big screen.

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