A film is going to be made on Lalit Modi, the first commissioner of IPL. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh has shared this information through social media. The film is being brought by Vishnu Vardhan Induri, the producer of ’83’ and ‘Thalaivi’. The film will be based on sports journalist Boria Majumdar’s book on Lalit Modi. The actors for the film have not been finalized yet.
IPL was started by Lalit Modi. He was the Vice President of BCCI from 2005 to 2010. He was the chairman and commissioner of IPL from 2008 to 2010. In 2010, Lalit Modi was suspended from the post of IPL commissioner on charges of rigging. Apart from this, he was also suspended from BCCI. Lalit Modi had fled the country in 2010 following allegations in a money laundering case.
While starting the IPL, Lalit Modi had given stake in IPL to many members of his family. Along with this, he did many more such works so that his family and friends could get maximum benefit. In the year 2008, as soon as the IPL came, he became a superhit and for this Lalit garnered a lot of praise. Due to IPL, along with the audience, the players and BCCI also started benefiting. After this Lalit started working on the audio of Champions League, however it proved to be a flop.
After some time, information about IPL and Lalit’s personal interest started coming in front of everyone and he was removed from the post of Vice President of BCCI after the 2010 IPL final. According to reports, BCCI made 22 allegations against Lalit Modi, which included many allegations like giving contract to his family, using IPL broadcasting for his own benefit, rigging the auction.lalit Modi