Kangana Ranaut said that the yet-untitled film is not a Biogra on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and has also revealed that many prominent actors will be a part of the upcoming project.
Kangana Ranaut is currently gearing up for Thalaivi, the upcoming bilingual biopic lately Jayalalithaa in Hindi and Tamil. The film will trace the journey of the late leader from silver screen to politics. it’s directed by AL Vijay, and also stars Arvind Swami, Prakash Raj, Madhoo and Bhagyashree. And now the actress will play the role of former Prime Minister Gandhi in an upcoming political drama. She said that the yet-untitled film isn’t a biopic and has also revealed that a lot of prominent actors are going to be a neighborhood of the upcoming project.
“Yes, we are working on the project and therefore the script is in final stages. it’s not the biopic of Gandhi, it’s a grand period film, to be precise a political drama which will help my generation to know (the) socio-political landscape of current India,” Ranaut said, during a statement released by her office. She further added, “Many prominent actors are going to be a part of this film and in fact i’m looking forward to playing the foremost iconic leader that we’ve had within the history of Indian politics.”
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Kangana said that “the film is based on a book“, although she didn’t elaborate on which written work. she is going to produce the film which will feature Emergency and Operation Amsonia tabernaemontana. Director Sai Kabir, who worked with Kangana earlier in Revolver Rani, will write the story and screenplay, and also direct the project.
The period film are going to be mounted on a really big scale, and have actors portraying Sanjay Gandhi, Rajeev Gandhi, Morarji Desai, and Lal Bahadur Shashtri among other prominent figures. Kabir flew to Bhopal where the actress is currently shooting for Dhaakad and has already done a couple of sittings with the actress. The screenplay is prepared, consistent with sources.
Kangana is all set to star in the second instalment of the Manikarnika franchise, titled Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda. The Queen actress also has Dhaakad, Which will release this year in october 1 . and Much awaited Tejas is also in her Kitty.
(With IANS Inputs)