Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Emergency’ movie to release on THIS date: ‘Beginning of 50th Year of Independent India’s Darkest…’

Kangana Ranaut's 'Emergency' movie faced multiple delays due to Lok Sabha Elections. It is a political drama with a star cast including Anupam Kher and Mahima Chaudhary. Manikarnika Films Production on India's political history is set to release soon

Written By Fareha Naaz
First Published25 Jun 2024, 01:21 PM IST
Kangana Ranaut's film 'Emergency' based on the political history of India highlights the significant period imposed by former PM Indira Gandhi in 1975.
Kangana Ranaut’s film ’Emergency’ based on the political history of India highlights the significant period imposed by former PM Indira Gandhi in 1975. (Screengrab from YouTube/Manikarnika Films)

Kangana Ranaut, actor-turned-politician and Mandi MP, made the big revelation about the release date of her upcoming film ‘Emergency.’ In the film, Kangana plays the protagonist disguised as former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

In a social media post on her Instagram handle on Tuesday, 25 June, Kangana shared a new film poster based on former PM Indira Gandhi's life. 

The poster revealed the release to be September 6 and featured Kangana as Indira Gandhi. She looks away from the camera in the poster. At the same time, the post's caption reads, "The Beginning of the 50th Year of Independent India’s Darkest Chapter, Announcing #KanganaRanaut’s #Emergency In Cinemas on 6th September 2024."

Also read: ‘Those 50 years…’: PM Modi recalls Emergency as ‘dark chapter’, says country was ‘turned into a prison’

It further states, “The Explosive Saga of The Most Controversial Episode of The History of Indian Democracy, #EmergencyOn6Sept in cinemas worldwide.”


To be in theatres after multiple delays

The film's release date was deferred last month due to the 18th Lok Sabha Elections. Kangana Ranaut is the lead actor, writer, director, and producer of 'Emergency' movie. The film, produced under Manikarnika Films Production, is a forthcoming political drama that has experienced several delays. Its earliest release date was set for November 24, 2023.

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The actress dropped the release date on the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the former PM's imposition of an ‘Emergency’ in India on June 25, 1975. The storyline revolves around this watershed moment in India's political history.

Also read: Kangana Ranaut’s Emergency movie postponed again; netizens say BJP’s Mandi candidate ‘running away from another flop’

Its star cast includes Anupam Kher, Mahima Chaudhary, Milind Soman, Shreyas Talpade, Vishak Nair, and the late Satish Kaushik. Renu Pitti and Kangana produced the movie, which has a screenplay and dialogues by Ritesh Shah.

Also read: Kangana Ranaut-starrer ’Emergency’ teaser out; movie release date here

"Emergency is one of the most significant and darkest chapters in our history that young India needs to know. It is a crucial story, and I want to thank my super-talented actors like the late Satish ji, Anupam ji, Shreyas, Mahima, and Milind for embarking on this creative journey together. I am excited to bring this extraordinary episode from India's history to the big screen. Jaihind!" ANI quoted Kangana Ranaut as saying.

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First Published:25 Jun 2024, 01:21 PM IST
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