Controversial Athlete Pinki Pramanik‘s Biopic is in the making. Producer Ashoke Pandit announced the making of a biopic based on Pinki’s career. Touted as one of the most controversial sportspeople, the Olympics aspirant’s ambitions and career came to a screeching halt after being accused of being a man and implicated in rape charges. To be written by Priyanka Ghatak, take a look at what the producer has to say about his upcoming project.
Ashoke Panditrevealed that the life story of Pinki Pramanik intrigued him almost instantaneously after being narrated by the writer.
Speaking passionately about his forthcoming project, the producer stated that the story was about fighting against odds and coming out victoriously. He also believed that the story about a talented sportswoman being accused of a man and being branded as a rapist is a sensitive subject of gender identity that needs to be addressed in mainstream Bollywood.
Athlete Pinki Pramanik also opened up about the upcoming project and expressed her happiness of being associated with the project. Putting her trust in the veteran producer, Pramanik believed that the team will do justice to the horrors and grievances she experienced in the legal system.
Pinki Pramanik was a woman track and field athlete who brought home numerous gold and silver medals in various coveted international tournaments. An Olympics aspirant. the then 22-year-old athlete’s life changed overnight after she was locked up in jail among 1000 men after being implicated in rape charges and being a man. The athlete then fought against the legal system deadset to prove her a ‘man’ and a ‘rapist’.