Shahid Kapoor, the smart actor, has been waiting for the release of Batti Gul Meter Chalu and the movie will hit the screens on 21st Sep. Shahid was last seen in “
Padmaavat,” the critically acclaimed movie with
Deepika Padukone and
Ranveer Singh under the direction of
Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Now the actor has signed doing another sports film, which is the biopic of the boxing champion Ngangom Dingko Singh. The movie will be directed by
Raja Krishna Menon, who had already directed “
Airlift,” the highly acclaimed movie and “
Chef.” The biopic will roll on the floors from 2019 April. It is to be noted that he is the first Indian bantamweight boxer to grab the gold medal at the Asian games. He is the proud recipient of Padma Shri. At present Dingko Singh is a boxing coach and has been working in Indian Navy. Shahid said that Dingko was about to become a Naxalite. He had won the gold medal at his 19 at Asian Games in Bangkok in 1998. Dingko’s story is crazy and in fact, it is very inspiring said Shahid Kapoor.