Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is serving his five-year jail term, will co-produce the biopic on him along with filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra and director Rajkumar Hirani.

“He (Sanjay Dutt) is co-producing the film. The decision was taken recently. The work on the script is still going on,” sources close to Dutt said. The yet-to-be-titled film will see actor Ranbir Kapoor essaying the turbulent life of Dutt, 56.

According to sources, Dutt has been working hard to grow his production house and in the process, his wife Manyata has signed Prabhu Deva to direct a home production project. Munna bhai MBBS director Rajkumar Hirani is writing the biopic with Abhijat Joshi. Hirani had earlier said that he wants to tell Sanjay Dutt’s story “with all his flaws”. As per reports, the biopic will go on floors in 2016.

Ranbir Kapoor is currently busy in the shooting of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in London. His next film Tamasha is also ready to release on 27 November 2015.