Who is the Paralympian whose biopic Sushant Singh Rajput is going to star in next?
Murlikant Petkar won an individual gold medal in the 1972 Paralympics, in Heidelberg, Germany. He set a world record in the 50m freestyle swimming event, at 37.33 seconds. In the same games he participated in javelin, precision javelin throw and slalom. He was a finalist in all three events.
The athlete had won India a gold medal at the Common-wealth Games in 1970 and at the Paralympics in Germany, in 1972.
Sushant Singh Rajput is gearing up to be a vital part of yet another sports biopic, after having starred in the hit M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. The actor is set to star in an untitled movie based on the life of the physically disabled army man-turned-sportsperson, Murlikant Petkar.