The final announcement of the biopic of Saint Mother Teressa has been made. It will be directed by Seema Upadhyay. She is also the scriptwriter of the biopic and it will be produced by Pradeep Sharma, Nitin Manmohan, Girish Johar, and Prachi Manmohan. According to sources, the script has been finalized and the makers are in the process of finalizing the technicians. Once they are done with selecting the technician team they will begin casting. The cast will have actors from both Bollywood and Hollywood.
The director of the film Seema Upadhyay said,
We visited the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata and the experience was surreal
The team also met with Sister Prema Mary Pierick, the current Supervisor General of the Missionaries of Charity, and Sister Lynne in Kolkata to seek their blessings for the project. Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1979. She is known for her charitable work and is a global icon. Previously, few movies have been made on Mother Teresa like a documentary titled as ‘Mother Teresa of Calcutta’, and ‘Mother Teresa: In the Name of God’s Poor’. The movie will go on the floors this year and it is expected to release in 2020.