Aaliya Siddiqui announces a biopic on Teejan Bai
Aaliya Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the wife of great actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is going to make a biopic on veteran musical artist Teejan Bai with Manju Garhwal.
The announcement was made in PVR Plaza, Connaught Place, New Delhi. The legendary artist Teejan bai was also present in the press conference. The movie will be produced by YS Entertainment.
Aaliya said about the reason for making a biopic on the musical artist that, “She never left her singing, which eventually paid off for her. There are many facets in Teejan Bai’s life that can be written about. I felt that a film based on her life should definitely be made,”
Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was also a very big fan of Teejan Bai. When he used to visit any of her shows. Due to his small height as a kid, he could not able to see her on the stage performing. So, he used to stand on the chair to see her. So, he is very excited that his wife is making a movie on her life with Manju Garwal. Teejan Bai is awarded by many international awards. Including the ‘Fukuoka Prize’ which was rewarded to Teejan Bai in 2018. And also in 2019, she is awarded with ‘Padma Bhushan’.
Producer Manju Garwal said “Today she continues to enthrall audiences, the world over, with her unique folk singing and her powerful voice. She is passing on her singing to the younger generation”.
After asking who play the Teejan Bai character in the movie, Aliya said Rani Mukherjee or Vidya Balan or Priyanka Chopra.
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