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Satish Kaushik joins the cast of Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Emergency’

Veteran actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik will be seen playing the role of late Defence Minister Jagjivan Ram in Kangana Ranaut's directorial ‘Emergency'.

Satish Kaushik took to his official Twitter handle and shared his first look from ‘Emergency'. His tweet read, “Honoured to essay the role of #JagjivanRam also known as Babuji, the most compassionate and the crusader of social justice in #KanganaRanaut directorial #Emergency (sic).”

The film ‘Emergency' revolves around the life of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and it features Kangana in the titular role of the late politician. Kangana is also directing the project.

In the upcoming drama, actor Shreyas Talpade will essay the role of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Anupam Kher will play Jayaprakash Narayan in the film. Mahima Chaudhry will be seen as a cultural activist and Indira Gandhi’s confidante Pupul Jayakar. Actor Milind Soman will essay the role of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw in her upcoming directorial.

Ritesh Shah penned the screenplay and dialogues of the film. A Manikarnika Films presentation, ‘Emergency' is produced by Renu Pitti and Kangana. The entire Emergency team is currently busy shooting for the film.

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