Actress Kangana has been embracing Women Empowerment and loves speaking in the favour, earlier she worked in the biopic of Rani Lakshmi Bai in her movie Manikarnika and now working on another political drama relating Indira Gandhi, though it won’t be any biopic, confessed the actress.
The actress confirmed the script for the film being in its final stages. Sharing this news, the actress shared her confession on Tweeter account “Kangana will essay the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in an upcoming political drama. The script is in the final stages. It is not a biopic but it is a grand period film that will help my generation to understand (the) socio-political landscape of current India.”
Directed by Sai Kabir, she confirmed it won’t be a biopic but a movie to understand the socio-political aspect of the Indian society. The actress will be producing this film under her banner; it will also cover the emergency imposed during Indira Gandhi’s tenure and also operation Blue Star that was carried out back then.
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. https://t.co/ankkaNevH2
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) January 29, 2021
Kangana Ranaut will essay the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in an upcoming political drama. The actress says the yet-untitled film is not a biopic and has also revealed that many prominent actors will be a 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,” said Kangana
“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,” said the actress.
Kangana added that “the film is based on a book”, although she did not elaborate on which written work.
Kabir flew to Bhopal where the actress is currently shooting for “Dhaakad” and has already done a few sittings with the actress. The screenplay is ready, according to sources.
Kangana wrote, “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.”
He also shared a few pictures of the late leader, along with late writer Khushwant Singh’s description of her. “She was very beautiful, not pin up girl type beautiful, her face was like when all the swords are drawn just before the King’s command….- Khushwant Singh,” she wrote.
Confirming the development, Kangana, in a statement, said that the movie won’t be a biopic but will cover significant moments of Indian political history including Operation Blue Star and The Emergency.
Kangana Ranaut is looking forward to playing Indira Gandhi whom she addressed as “the most iconic leader that we have had in the history of Indian politics”. She also shared that “many prominent actors will be part of this film” who will be stepping in the shoes of political leaders like Sanjay Gandhi, Rajeev Gandhi, Morarji Desai and Lal Bahadur Shashtri among others. The drama didn’t get it’s name yet and title is yet to be announced.
This is truly a great news! No doubt! Stay Tuned for more.
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