Kangana Ranaut, who is basking in the success of her latest release Thalaivii has got another biggie in her kitty now. She has won the race to play the role of Goddess Sita in a film. The actress is all set to play the mythological character in her upcoming film The Incarnation-Sita which will be helmed by Alaukik Desai. The film’s story has been written by veteran screenwriter KV Vijayendra Prasad and Desai.
Kangana took to social media to share the first poster of the film and make the official announcement. She wrote, “The Incarnation- Sita Glad to be on board for the title role with this immensely talented team of artists..With the blessings of Sita Ram …Jai SiyaRam.” The film's dialogues and lyrics have been penned by Manoj Muntashir.
In a press statement, director Desai said, “Universe does help those who surrender to it with belief. What was a mirage, is now clarity. A dream of a pious character never explored is now a reality. I am ecstatic to bring Kangana Ranaut on board as Sita. This pious journey will change the course of how we perceive our mythology. Thank you SS Studio for your immense support and belief.”
Universe does help those who surrender to it with belief. What was a mirage, is now clarity. A dream of a pious character never explored is now a reality. I am ecstatic to bring #KanganaRanaut on board as SITA. Thank you #SSStudio for your immense support. pic.twitter.com/9PX0YwdcOn
— Alaukik Desai (@alaukikdesai) September 14, 2021
Saloni Sharma of SS Studio, which will be bankrolling the magnum opus said, “As a woman, I couldn’t be happier in welcoming Ms Kangana Ranaut on board our VFX magnum opus, The Incarnation Sita. Kangana symbolises the spirit and essence of the Indian woman – fearless, daunting and daring…. It’s time we stepped in to celebrate equality in every respect.”
Earlier there were reports that Kareena Kapoor Khan was approached to play the role of Sita, K Vijayendra Prasad has said in an interview to a portal that the actress was never approached for the role, instead he had recommended Kangana’s name for the film.