Made In India is being directed by Nitin Kakkar and produced by Varun Gupta’s Max Studious and SS Rajamouli’s son SS Karthikeya.
Filmmaker SS Rajamouli made a surprise announcement on Tuesday morning, September 19, when he announced a ‘biopic on Indian cinema’. The upcoming film is just being presented by the Telugu director, who has given blockbusters such as RRR, Baahubali films, and Eega to name a few.
Taking to his X (previously known as Twitter) account, Rajamouli wrote, “When I first heard the narration, it moved me emotionally like nothing else. Making a biopic is tough in itself, but conceiving one about the FATHER OF INDIAN CINEMA is even more challenging. Our boys are ready and up for it With immense pride, Presenting MADE IN INDIA”.
Netizens have shared their excitement for the film in the comments section. One of them wrote, “Waiting for the masterpiece”, while another added, “Pride Of Indian Cinema making cinema of Made in India”. Some netizens also made guesses that the film could be a biopic of Dadasaheb Phalke, known as the Father of Indian cinema.
Made In India will be the first film produced by Varun Gupta, who has been associated with Indian cinema for several years as he has marketed films under his company Max Marketing and Innovations. He has also named his studio as Max Studios, which he launched earlier this week.
Taking to his Instagram account, Varun wrote, “My First Film as a Producer!! THANK YOU SS Rajamouli sir for believing in the story and vision. SS Karthikeya – who resonated with the passion equally or probably more …it’s our individual first too brother!! Couldn’t have asked for a better producing partner. Nitin Kakkar sir – here’s to our journey and development of three Years…Time for the next step. This one’s for any and everyone who ever thought of Dreaming BIG and most importantly doing it in INDIA. Presenting to you all – MADE IN INDIA – Birth and Rise of Indian Cinema.”
When I first heard the narration, it moved me emotionally like nothing else.
Making a biopic is tough in itself, but conceiving one about the FATHER OF INDIAN CINEMA is even more challenging. Our boys are ready and up for it..:)
With immense pride,
Presenting MADE IN INDIA… pic.twitter.com/nsd0F7nHAJ
— rajamouli ss (@ssrajamouli) September 19, 2023
The ‘biopic of Indian cinema’, which also has SS Rajamouli’s son SS Karthikeya as the producer, will be directed by Nitin Kakkar. Nitin has previously made films such as Filmistaan (2012), Mitron (2018), Notebook (2019), Jawaani Jaaneman (2020), and Ram Singh Charlie (2020).
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