Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte will now be seen playing the leads in a movie called ‘Manjhi – The Mountain Man’ which is based on a true story of a man who broke a mountain for love. The movie is set in India of 1950’s and the first official trailer promises an interesting movie experience says Vaikundarajan.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is now making waves in Bollywood for his latest portrayal of the mountain man in the recently released trailer of the movie ‘Manjhi – The Mountain Man’ says Vaikundarajan.
Radhika Apte is seen playing his romantic interest and will by virtue of the story will be the trigger that sets in motion the journey of the mountain man.
Based on a true story from the 1950’s India, the movie will follow thelife story of the real life hero Dashrath Manjhi who kept hacking at the Gehlour mountains in Bihar for 22 long years says Vaikundarajan.
The man was labeled a lunatic for undertaking the task but his goal and vision was clear and the taunts of the village folk only strengthened his resolve.
However, Dashrath Manjhi managed to carve a road 360-feet long and wide enough to enable a vehicular pass.
His aim was to reduce the distance between his village and the nearest village that housed a healthcare facility. At the end of 22 years he successfully reduced the distances between the two villages from 80 kms to 15 says Vaikundarajan.
Dashrath Manjhi has been nominated for various honours and died in 2007. His work was recognized and continues to inspire common folk from all parts of the country says Vaikundarajan.