Ekta and Shree Narayan Singh to tell the story of Dr Verghese Kurien

Sakal Times
Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Films inspired by true stories are the flavour of the season, and Balaji Motion Pictures in collaboration with director Shree Narayan Singh is all set to bring to the silver screen one more exciting real-life story, based on the Milkman of India — Dr Verghese Kurien. 

Balaji Motion Pictures has acquired the film rights for the book, I Too Had A Dream, which chronicles the life of Dr Kurien, who dedicated his life on shaping up the milk industry of India. Ekta has roped in the Toilet : Ek Prem Katha-fame director to helm this inspirational social drama. 

Films inspired by true stories are the flavour of the season, and Balaji Motion Pictures in collaboration with director Shree Narayan Singh is all set to bring to the silver screen one more exciting real-life story, based on the Milkman of India — Dr Verghese Kurien. 

Balaji Motion Pictures has acquired the film rights for the book, I Too Had A Dream, which chronicles the life of Dr Kurien, who dedicated his life on shaping up the milk industry of India. Ekta has roped in the Toilet : Ek Prem Katha-fame director to helm this inspirational social drama. 

Speaking about the ambitious project, Ekta said, “Balaji has always striven to bring interesting stories on screen, and the story of Dr Verghese Kurien is not only engaging but extremely inspiring too. I am delighted to collaborate with Shree Narayan Singh to tell the story of a true visionary.” 

Director Shree Narayan added, “The film will talk about not just making profits and being a huge enterprise but also Dr Kurien’s role in empowering general public, especially women, at the grass-root level, Dr Verghese Kurien was a visionary businessman, philanthropist and a great human. He wanted to study nuclear engineering but ended up in the dairy industry.” 

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