Baba Ramdev has been one of the most talked about topics of the year 2017. Numerous of issues have surrounded the life of infamous Yog Guru of India. Be it his indulgence in the political matters, his vast and controversial Patanjali empire or his statements which created quite a buzz in the news, Baba Ramdev has definitely been an interesting topic throughout!
Covering such an interesting topic as a biopic is one amazing idea and seems like Ajay Devgn has planned to take charge of it. According to a report published in The Tribune, Ajay Devgn will produce a television show based on the life of yoga guru and entrepreneur Ramdev.
‘Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh’ is a scripted biopic series, tracing Ramdev’s journey from a life of anonymity to a renowned yoga guru and business mogul.
‘Chillar Party’ fame child actor Naman Jain will play the younger Ramdev, Ramkishan, in the show.
The show is produced by Ajay Devgn Film Productions and WaterGate Production.
Naman, immensely talented, playing young Swami Ramdev in our upcoming show Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh on Discovery Jeet. pic.twitter.com/79Dwi4TVGQ
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) December 18, 2017
“There are huge expectations from this biopic series and we wanted to ensure that somebody who fits the bill perfectly gets to play the role of Ramkishan as the audience will, for the first time, get to know about the early days of Swami Ramdev.
“Naman Jain is hugely talented for his age and has delivered a captivating performance,” Devgn said in a statement.
Naman said he is honored to play the role and it was challenging for him.
“The task was not easy as Swami Ramdev faced multiple challenges as a child and it was important for me to understand the social tensions that prevailed in a small village. It was also a challenge for me to adapt his style and portray the character,” the National Award winner said.
The show will premiere on the soon-to-be-launched GEC channel Discovery Jeet