Kangana Ranaut dons the director's hat once again for 'Emergency' based on India's first PM Indira Gandhi, says 'no one can direct it better than me'


On Wednesday, Kangana Ranaut announced her next directorial venture. The actress will be helming Emergency, a film based on Indira Gandhi. The is Kangana's second film as a director. Earlier, she wore the director's hat for her 2019 film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.

The actress announced the news on social media and 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 (sic)."

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Earlier, the film was said to be helmed by Sai Kabir but now looks like, Kangana has take over the direction duties. It will be based on a book that features the Emergency and the Operation Blue Star. Kangana is producing the film under her production banner Manikarnika Films.

Apart from Emergency, Kangana has an interesting lineup of films with Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda, Tejas and action flick Dhaakad in her kitty.