When it comes to setting milestones in Bollywood, there’s none other than Kangana Ranaut. She has done much female-centric and diverse roles in the past decade. Kangna never hesitated to do grandeur films like Manikarnika where she picked up ‘Talwars’ to fight for the freedom of our nation. Never she backed off playing a simple home bred girl like Rani in ‘Queen’ who dares to go on a solo-trip to Europe just because it was her dream honeymoon. Kangana has never shied away from playing off-beat characters.
Few days back, the teaser poster of her upcoming film, Dhaakad was released where her silhouette is holding guns. She is looking like a complete warrior. Now, the makers of the film have released the first poster of the film, where Kangana is seen in a combat mode. When asked about making a female led action film, director Razy Ghai said, “There is a big void when it comes to female-oriented action films. I haven’t heard of a lead heroine in an out-and-out action entertainer in a contemporary space. That’s why we wanted to explore this genre.”
Why Ghai chose Kangna?
In fact, this is the first time Kangana Ranaut is doing such a character. She is choosing this role in a high-budget action film. Film also makes her the first actress who will be holding machine guns and fighting for a cause with all guns blazing. Why Ghai chose Kangna? Ghai said, “She is an intelligent actor who understood that there is an opportunity to attempt something completely different. We are constantly having brainstorming sessions with her. Her ideas have further elevated the film. I’m not a fan of gravity-defying action sequences, so we will show realistic action. Since the film has many action set-pieces, we are looking at stunt coordinators with different skill sets. We have already met action directors from Hong Kong and Thailand for the Gun Fu [a mix of guns and martial arts] sequence.”
Slated to release on Diwali, 2020; ‘Dhaakad’ appears to be the biggest action entertainer of the year. Moreover, the Director revealed that there are plans in different places. They will start to shoot the film in Thailand, pockets of Europe, mainly Budapest and Prague, and in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. One schedule of the film will be shot in North India too. Kangna Ranaut will work of details once she finishes work on Panga.
Produced by Sohail Maklai productions and Asylum films; the film will go on floors by early 2020. Apart from this, Kangana Ranaut is currently busy in promoting her next, Judgementall Hai Kya. The film has Rajkumar Rao in male lead.