The craze of making biopics in Bollywood is on the rise after these have received a lot of appreciation from everyone. Recently, filmmaker Ketan Mehta is in the talks of making a biopic on freedom fighter-aunt Usha Mehta. As per reports, the period drama will be mounted on a lavish budget and it is said to be Ketan’s most important work. The National Award-winning filmmaker is shaping the final draft of the script and has also begun the pre-production. As late Usha Mehta spent her better life in then-Bombay, Ketan is trying to recreate the city of 1930s and 40s. The historians who assisted the director in script development are also overseeing the process of world-building.
A source revealed that Ketan’s team has reached out to well known art directors and they are also conducting a recce of South Mumbai, mainly Colaba and Fort, where a large part of the action will be set. The director is also hoping to start the shoot by the first quarter of 2022 with indoor sequences….