Siliguri: BOLLYWOOD is soon going to dish out a biopic on Karimul Haque, the noted social worker from Jalpaiguri, better known as Ambulance Dada.
Haque today disclosed that a team from the famous Rajshri Productions recently visited his house in Malbazar and inked an agreement with him for making the biopic on him.
“When they approached me, I readily agreed to the proposal as I want my message to reach more and more people so that our youngsters get inspired to do something positive for the society. We all need to work together to build a better India and this can happen when we undertake noble works and spread noble messages,” an elated Haque said.
According to him, the film in Hindi is tentative to be directed by Vinay Mudgal, the one who had directed Aakhri Gandhi in 2006 and is likely to be named The Ambulance Man.
“They have named four-five actors for playing my lead-role. They include Farhan Akhtar and Aamir Khan. If Khan is able to spare time, he will be the best choice,” Ambulance Dada said. “I may also make a small introductory appearance as the real hero.”
Haque, 53, added that a team from the film unit will be coming down to Jalpaiguri in the next few months to conduct a research on him and gather more information to build the story for the proposed film.
Haque lost his mother in his early youth because there was no ambulance to take her to hospital. This made him eventually start a free of cost 24X7 ambulance service for people in remote areas of Jalpaiguri by converting his motorbike into an ambulance.
In recognition of his contribution, he was conferred the Padma Shri by the Central government in 2016. Haque still runs the ambulance service, albeit he now also uses four-wheelers for the same.