Bal Thackeray aka Bala Saheb biopic ‘ Thackeray’ hits the silver screen today, the movie starring Nawazuddin Siddique and Amrita Rao is directed by Abhijit Panse and written by Sanjay Raut. Lets see what all the fans have to say about this another biopic.

In much awaited movie, Nawazuddin Siddique is seen playing the role of Shiv Sena’s leader Late BalaSaheb Thackeray and the resemblance is uncanny. The movie depicts the journey of BalaSaheb Thackeray from his birth to foundation of Shiv Sena and beyond. The film chronicles the life and times of the charismatic leader whose legacy continues to live on through his words and deeds. His aura and his style impressed his followers and he was also fondly called ‘ Tiger’.

The movie also stars Amrita Rao who is playing Bal Thackeray’s wife Mina Thackeray.

Before the movie released there were some hindrances faced by the film where the Censor board had issues referring to the Babri Masjid and the South Indian community. The censor board had suggested “audio modifications” – in a couple of places.

“There is no question of a ban, this is Thackeray. Nobody can ban Thackeray,” reacted  Shiv Sena spokesperson, Rajya Sabha member and the movie’s writer Sanjay Raut.

For this Anti- South Indian biopic the Telugu and Tamil stars slammed this movie earlier on Twitter. 

After all the controversies this movie has impressed the audience with appreciating the power pact performance of the very talented Nawazuddin Siddique. This time too Siddique did not fail to impress his fan. Lets see what our twitterati’s have to say about the movie.

Also read: Some mind blowing and lesser known facts about Bal Thackeray aka Balasaheb

The movie impressed the audience very much even after facing a tough competition from Kangana Ranaut starring historic drama Manikarnika which also got released today.
Lets see which movie does better on Box Office.