Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday (June 23) publicized her next directorial undertaking. The actress will be helming Emergency, a film based on Indira Gandhi. Taking to the social media platform, the actress wrote that no one can direct the film better than her. She added that she is resolute to do the film and doesn’t mind sacrificing other acting preps.
After directing Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Kangana Ranaut will be helming India’s former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s biopic Emergency. Announcing the news, she wrote on Koo, “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.”
The actress revealed that the project will be penned by Ritesh Shah, who has films like Pink, Kahaani, Kahaani 2, D-Day, Rocky Handsome among others to his credit. He has also written Kangana’s another film Dhaakad. In an earlier statement, Kangana Ranaut had clarified that Emergency is not a biopic, but a political drama.
On the work front, Kangana Ranaut has a skid of films in her kitty. She will be seen in J Jayalalitha’s biopic Thalaivi. Apart from these, she will be seen in Tejas in the role of an Air Force pilot.