Assam Kangana

Guwahati, Nov 07: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut said that she will be shooting for her next film “Emergency” in Assam soon. Ranaut had been location-hunting for the project since last week in various parts of the state, including Kaziranga and Karbi Anglong.

Talking to reporters at the airport, Ranaut said, “I have been to Assam several times. It is a beautiful place for shooting.”

“I will return with my entire crew soon for shooting,” she added.

Billed as the story of a watershed moment in the political history of India, “Emergency” is written and directed by Ranaut. She also stars as former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the upcoming film.

During her stay in Assam, the 35-year-old actor paid a courtesy call to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday evening.

“He (Sarma) extended his support for our team as we begin our outdoor schedule very soon in various locations of Assam…Such an honour and privilege to get his support and encouragement. Many thanks, sir,” Ranaut wrote on Instagram.

Sarma thanked the actor for choosing to shoot her film in the state.

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“Happy to have met actor, writer, and filmmaker Kangana Ranaut Ji in my office today. I’m glad that she will be shooting one of her productions in Assam. I thanked her and assured them all help for her production,” the chief minister tweeted.

“Emergency” will also feature veteran actor Anupam Kher in the role of revolutionary leader J P Narayan, Shreyas Talpade as former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Milind Soman as Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, and Mahima Chaudhry as author-cultural activist Pupul Jayakar.