Thackeray is an upcoming bilingual biographical film written and directed by Abhijit Panse, made simultaneously in Marathi and Hindi. Following the life of Bal Thackeray, the founder of the Indian political party Shiv Sena, the film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the eponymous person and Amrita Rao as his wife.
Thackeray is scheduled for release on 25 January 2019, the 93rd birthday of Bal Thackeray.The official trailer was released on 26th December, 2018.In one of the articles Mid-day Mumbai mention about the trailer to the Biopic of the magnanimous politician Bal Thackeray is impactful. Raut has plans to continue the film with a sequel.
Director: Abhijit Panse
Producer: Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Dr. Shrikant Bhasi, Varsha Sanjay Raut, Purvashi Sanjay Raut, Vidhita Sanjay Raut.
Score: Amar Mohile
Background music: Ashok Yadav
Release date: 25 January 2019