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No One Can Direct It Better: Kangana to Helm Indira Gandhi Film

Kangana Ranaut took to Koo to announce she will direct Emergency.

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<div class="paragraphs"><p>Kangana Ranaut will direct her upcoming film Emergency, a film on Indira Gandhi.&nbsp;</p></div>
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Kangana Ranaut has taken to social media platform Koo to announce that she herself will be directing her upcoming film Emergency, based on the life of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Kangana will also essay the role of Indira Gandhi in the film.

The actor also shared that the movie will be penned by Ritesh Shah, who has been part of films such as Pink, Kahaani, Kahaani 2, D-Day and Rocky Handsome.

“Pleased to wear director’s hat again, after working on Emergency for more than a year I finally figured no one can direct it better than me. Collaborating with fabulous writer Ritesh Shah, even if it means sacrificing on various acting assignments I am determined to do it, my excitement is high. This is going to be a tremendous journey, my leap to another league #Emergency #Indira", Kangana wrote on Koo.

No One Can Direct It Better: Kangana to Helm Indira Gandhi Film
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The actor also shared some photos on Instagram, which shows her preparing for the character. "Every character is a beautiful beginning of a new journey, today we started journey of #Emergency #Indira with body, face scans and casts to get the look right. Many amazing artists get together to bring one’s vision alive on screen…. This one will be very special", she wrote.

Earlier, Kangana had issued a statement clarifying that Emergency isn't a biopic but a political drama. “It is not the biopic of Indira Gandhi. It is a grand period film. To be precise, it is a political drama that will help my generation to understand the socio-political landscape of current India.”

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