John Abraham to play football legend Shibas Bhaduri

Showing keen interest in making films on sports, John Abraham recently announced the film 1911 to be directed by his friend and colleague Shoojit Sircar which is based on the epic win of the Indian football team against the British one in the 1911 match. Now, news is that John will play the role of real life football player Shibas Bhaduri.

Shibas Bhaduri who was then playing for the team headed by Mohun Bagan was considered to be the man behind the success story of the 1911 match which was also one of India's biggest triumph in the history of football. News is that, John has already started prepping for the role and the actor will also shed some pounds to reprise the role of Shibas with authenticity.

Produced by JA Entertainment, 1911 will also star Ayushmann Khurrana.

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