Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Jan, 23, 2024 | 11:53 AM
Kangana Ranaut, the versatile actress and director, has revealed a new release date for her much-anticipated film, ‘Emergency.’ Taking to her social media handles, Kangana shared a captivating new poster featuring herself as Indira Gandhi and announced that the film is now scheduled to hit cinemas on June 14, 2024.
In her Instagram post, Kangana expressed, “Unlock the story behind India’s darkest hour. Announcing #Emergency on 14th June 2024. Witness history comes alive as the most feared & fiercest Prime Minister #IndiraGandhi thunders into cinemas #Emergency in cinemas on 14th June 2024.” Kangana, not only the lead but also the director of the film, has brought the iconic character to life.
The film, initially slated for a release in November of the previous year, faced a delay due to Kangana’s tightly packed film calendar. The actress acknowledged the anticipation around the film, stating, “Emergency is not just a film for me, it’s a test of my worth and character as an individual.” She expressed her gratitude for the tremendous response to the teaser and other promotional materials.
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‘Emergency’ delves into the life of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, particularly focusing on the period when she imposed the Emergency in the country in 1975. The film boasts a stellar cast, including Anupam Kher as opposition leader J.P. Narayan, Shreyas Talpade as former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and Milind Soman as Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw.
The new release date sets up an interesting clash with Kartik Aaryan’s ‘Chandu Champion,’ adding to the excitement in the Bollywood calendar.