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Kangana Ranaut To Play Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi In A Period Drama

Kangana Ranaut by no means ceases to make headlines, be it for her unending controversies, stellar performances in movies or her robust social media presence.

The 33-year-old actor has all the time maintained that her movies are a means of talking her thoughts about political and social points. After finishing the shoot of Thalaivi (during which she performs former TamilNadu CM Jayalalithaa), Kangana has come onboard one other movie with a political background.

Kangana will play the function of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in an upcoming political drama. She stated the yet-untitled movie shouldn’t be a biopic and has additionally revealed that many outstanding actors might be part of the upcoming project.

“Yes, we are working on the project and the script is in final stages. It is not the biopic of Indira Gandhi, it is a grand period film, to be precise a political drama that will help my generation to understand (the) socio-political landscape of current India,” stated Kangana, in a press release launched by her office.

“Many prominent actors will be part of this film and of course I am looking forward to playing the most iconic leader that we have had in the history of Indian politics,” stated the actress.

Kangana added that “the film is based on a book”, though she didn’t elaborate on which written work. The actress will produce the movie that may characteristic Emergency and Operation Blue Star as effectively.

Announcing the movie, the actress tweeted, “Happy to announce my dear friend Sai Kabir and I are collaborating on a political drama. Produced by Manikarnika Films. Written  and Directed by Sai Kabir.” She added, “This is a photoshoot about iconic women I did in the beginning of my career, little did I know one day I will get to play the iconic leader on screen.”

Director Sai Kabir, who labored with Kangana earlier in “Revolver Rani” will write the story and screenplay, and likewise direct the project. The interval movie might be mounted on a really large scale, and would have actors portraying Sanjay Gandhi, Rajeev Gandhi, Morarji Desai, and Lal Bahadur Shashtri amongst different outstanding figures.

Here’s how individuals reacted to this announcement on Twitter:

Kabir flew to Bhopal the place Kangana is presently taking pictures for Dhaakad and has already had just a few sittings with the actress. The screenplay is prepared, in line with sources.

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Other than Dhakaad, Kangana Ranaut additionally has the movie Tejas within the pipeline. In a press release, she stated, “Tejas is an exhilarating story where I have the privilege of playing an air force pilot. I am honoured to be a part of a film that celebrates these brave men & women in uniform who make immense sacrifices in the line of duty everyday. Our film celebrates the armed forces and its heroes … Excited to take this journey with Sarvesh and Ronnie.”

Recently, she additionally introduced that she is going to star within the second installment of the Manikarnika franchise, titled Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda.

Needless to say, we’re actually wanting ahead to Kangana’s releases, all of which appear promising. How excited are you for this one? Let us know within the feedback part beneath.

(With inputs from IANS)

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