Bollywood is changing for good. Thanks to Kangana Ranaut and her outspokeness, fierce and brave professional choices. After directing and acting in a period drama, Manikarnia: The Queen of Jhansi, with a larger than life canvas celebrating a female hero; Kangana will be seen to be a part of "one of a kind female-led action film".
The movie 'Dhaakad' will be helmed by Razneesh "Razy" Ghai and is jointly produced by Sohel Maklai Productions and Asylum Films and co-produced by Qyuki Digital Media. The first poster of the movie just released. Decribing her charcater, Kangana's team has said, "She is a badass, she has nerves of steel, she is #Dhaakad!!"
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"After the success of 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi', it has been proven that audiences across the globe are loving larger than life films with a female hero. 'Dhaakad' is not only a benchmark film for my career but will be a turning point for Indian cinema as well," Kangana said in a statement.
"The film is mounted on a large scale, is one of a kind female-led action film, and is apt for a Diwali release. If it is received well, there will be no looking back for women in Indian cinema." Kangana added.
Speaking about the film and Kangana, Razy said: "Being an army kid myself, I've always wanted to start off with an action film. This is a great time for a film of this genre and I'm looking to push the boundaries on this project with my visual style. I respect Kangana as an actor and we're excited to make a memorable film."
The makers are looking to rope in a leading action director from Hollywood to choreograph the elaborate sequences.
Filming will take place across India, South East Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Producer Sohel Maklai said: "This film is an ambitious venture and the biggest one for me. I believe in Razy's vision and I'm sure this will be a thrilling entertainer. Audiences are definitely going to love Kangana's new avatar."
Meanwhile, the actress' film "JudgeMentall Hai Kya" will soon hit the screens. Kangana has a slew of interesting releases that include Panga, Jaya and now Dhaakad.