Mahima Chaudhry to play Pupul Jayakar in Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Emergency’

Bollywood actress Mahima Chaudhry will play Indian writer and Indira Gandhi’s close friend Pupul Jayakar in Kangana Ranaut’s directorial ‘Emergency’.

Sharing her first look as Pupul Jayakar from Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Emergency’, Mahima wrote on Instagram, “Excited and honored to essay the role of the One who witnessed it all, and wrote for the world to see the Iron Lady up, close and personal. #PupulJayakar Friend, Author & Confidante @kanganaranaut you are truly gifted, fierce, brave & extremely talented & I’m proud to work with u on #Emergency . Working with u is such an experience You wear so many hats with such great ease- of an actor, director , producer ! Thanku for casting me as pupul (sic).”


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The film ‘Emergency’ is written and directed by Ranaut. The actor turned director plays Gandhi, Anupam Kher will be seen as the revolutionary leader J P Narayan, and Shreyas Talpade essays the role of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Kangana Ranaut unveils her first look as Indira Gandhi from Emergency, on July 14. The film is a biopic based on the life of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

The film is all set to hit the theatres in 2023.

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