Shooting of a film on the life of social activist Anna Hazare has begun at his native village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district. The film shoot began on Friday, an aide of the anti-corruption crusader said. Scenes of crowds at a ‘JanLokpal bill rally’ were shot on Friday. On the third day of the shoot today, scenes of the agitation at the village while he was on fast at Ramlila ground in Delhi four years ago were shot.
Actress Tanishaa Mukerji is playing the role of a journalist in the upcoming biopic of Hazare. The Hindi film will be directed by Shashank Udapurkar. Hazare has agreed for the film to be made on his life, the aide said. Udapurkar will shoot the film in Ralegan Siddhi, and in some other states and capture Hazare’s childhood days, army days, his return to home town and the fight against corruption.