'No one can direct it better than me': Kangana Ranaut to helm Indira Gandhi film 'Emergency'

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is all set to start shooting for her next film 'Emergency', wherein she will essay the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, and also produce it. The film will reportedly feature Emergency and Operation Blue Star.

Ranaut, who had earlier shared the possibility of turning director for the film, recently took to Koo and confirmed the same.

She wrote, “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.”

'No one can direct it better than me': Kangana Ranaut to helm Indira Gandhi film 'Emergency'

For those unversed, Shah has previously written films like ‘Pink’, ‘Kahaani’, and ‘Kahaani 2’ among others.

On Wednesday, Kangana took to her Instagram Story and shared that she scanned her body for the movie in order to 'get into the skin of Indira Gandhi'.

"Body scans for film Emergency, time to get in to Madam Prime Minister Indira Gandhiji's skin," she wrote, adding a video showing pre-production work at her production house Manikarnika Films.

Filmmaker Sai Kabir, who earlier worked with Kangana on 'Revolver Rani', will helm 'Emergency'.

Meanwhile, Kangana is gearing up for the release of her other film 'Thalaivi', which revolves around the life of late politician Jayalalithaa.

A few days ago, the Tamil version of 'Thalaivi' was granted a 'U' certificate.

Expressing her happiness over the same, Kangana had posted, "Thalaivi' gets U certificate in Tamil version...it means after 'Queen' and 'Manikarnika: Queen of Jhansi' one more film of mine which even children can enjoy with parents and grandparents."

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