Actor Kangana Ranaut on Thursday, that actor revealed Milind Soman will play the role of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw in her upcoming directorial Emergency. On Instagram, Kangana also revealed Milind’s first look from the film. In the photo Milind . was wearing Sam Manekshaw‘s iconic mustache and was seen in a uniform. (Read also | Emergency: Kangana Ranaut Introduces Mahima Chaudhry as Pupul Jayakaro)
Kangana shared the post, captioning it: “Presenting the dynamic @milindrunning as #SamManekshaw, the man instrumental in saving India’s borders during the Indo-Pak War and whose service was as distinguished as his honesty; a charmer, a war hero and a visionary leader in #Danger.” Actor Anupam Kher responded to the post, saying, “Brilliant.”
Milind also posted the photo on Instagram, writing: “Honored to be part of @kanganaranaut’s directing #Emergency and play the role of Sam Manekshaw, the man who, with his wit and bravery, led India to victory in the 1971 Indo – Grab war!”
So far, Kangana has revealed the first looks of several characters in Emergency. In the film, Kangana will portray the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, while Shreyas Talpade will portray the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Anupam will play revolutionary leader JP Narayan and Mahima Chaudhry will be seen as a cultural activist and Indira Gandhi’s confidante Pupul Jayakar.
Billed as the story of a turning point in India’s political history, the film is written and directed by Kangana. Ritesh Shah has written the screenplay and dialogues of the film. A presentation of Manikarnika Films, Emergency is produced by Renu Pitti and Kangana. The team has started filming the project. This marks Kangana’s first solo director.
Kangana was last seen in Dhaakad, who failed to impress at the box office. She will be seen in Tejas, in which she will play the role of an Indian Air Force pilot. Directed by Sarvesh Mewara, the film’s official release date is still pending.
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