Kangana Ranaut suffers from dengue, but that didn’t stop the actor from working on the sets of her directorial debut Emergency. Kangana has a low white blood cell count and a high fever. Monday was diagnosed with Dengue. (Also read: Kangana Ranaut is unrecognizable as Indira Gandhi in Emergency first look teaser)
An Instagram post from the official address of her production house Manikarnika Films revealed that Kangana was at work despite being unwell.
The message read: “When you suffer from dengue fever, an alarmingly low white blood cell count and a high fever and still end up at work it’s not passion, it’s madness…our chef @kanganaranaut is such an inspiration. ” Kangana was quick to catch up. to thank her team, responding with, “Thank you team @manikarnikafilms body gets sick, not mind…thanks for the kind words.”
Kangana will star as India’s first and only female Prime Minister, the late Indira Gandhi, in the film she is directing. The film is written by Ritesh Shah, who also wrote her previous film Dhaakad. Earlier this year, Kangana had told fans that famed Hollywood prosthetic makeup artist David Malinowski would be working on her looks for the movie Emergency. She made the biggest impression with her first teaser for the film that came out a few weeks ago.
Speaking of the film, Kangana had recently told ANI, “They (the audience) want to be much more involved in the story and the story should be focused on them too. The emergency is an undeniable part of recent history and I have feeling that this will click with the audience.Since the teaser dropped it has been trending at number 1, it has taken the nation by storm and it is confirmation of the fact that this is what people are starving for.it’s not that people don’t want content, they want to see young filmmakers, new thought processes and fresh ideas and not the stale, typical formula films. I really believe that my instincts as a filmmaker are paying off.”
She previously co-directed her historical drama, Manikarnika The Queen of Jhansi with Krish. This is also the second time Kangana has played a real character – she first appeared in a biopic about the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa.
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