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Now, Manoj Tiwari to make a historical
Gullu Gupshup | March 11, 2008 14:00 IST
After Ashutosh Gowariker's Jodhaa Akbar, historicals seem to have caught on in the Hindi film industry. Now, it's Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari's turn to produce and star in a Hindi film on the founder of the Suri dynasty, Sher Shah Suri.
Bollywood has often made films on Muslim rulers but they have been mostly restricted to the Mughals. Now, Tiwari is exploring beyond that.
According to sources, the actor is already in talks with the former Maharaja of Amethi, Sanjay Singh, to lend his palatial residence for the film shooting.
For those who want a historical background on Sher Shah Suri, the king ruled
The yet-untitled film will be shot in Sasaram,