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Nawazuddin Siddiqui on sets of Thackeray.

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See Pics: On the Sets of ‘Thackeray’, Nawaz Takes Centre Stage

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is playing Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray on screen.

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all set play the Shiv Sena founder, Bal Thackeray, on screen in Thackeray. The biopic that is being directed by MNS leader Abhijeet Panse has been written by Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut, who is also the producer of the film.

Have a look at the pictures of Nawaz on set, who looks eerily similar to the politician:

Here’s the teaser of the film.

Thackeray will be shot in Hindi, Marathi, with a dubbing in English. It is slated for release on January 23, 2019.

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