Versatile actor Irrfan Khan can be starring in Salman Khan’s upcoming manufacturing, ‘Lions of the Sea’, an English interval drama primarily based on the Komagata Maru incident. The Komagata Maru was a Japanese steamship, on which 340 Sikhs, 24 Muslims and 12 Hindus, all topics of the British Raj, have been travelling to be able to immigrate to Canada. Of them solely 24 had been admitted to Canada and the ship together with the remaining had been compelled to return to India.
Irrfan Khan will play the function of a Sikh man named Gurdit Singh within the movie.
The Komagata Maru steamship, which carried the passengers from Punjab, sailed from Hong Kong, one other British colony, through Shanghai, China, and Yokohama, Japan, to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
‘Lions of the Sea’ is anticipated to roll in in 2017, it would have shoot schedules in India, UK, Hong Kong and Canada. That is Salman Khan’s third manufacturing beneath his banner after collaborating with Kabir Khan for ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, wherein he performed the lead and ‘Hero’, which noticed the debut of actors Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty.