Kangana Ranaut is riding high on success after her latest release ‘Thalaivii,’ directed by A.L. Vijay. The film is a biopic based on the life of the late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa. Now, the actress has announced another big entertainer. She has been roped in mythological epic Ramayana to essay the role of Goddess Sita in an upcoming movie, titled ‘The Incarnation – SITA’. The film’s story has been written by screenwriter KV Vijayendra Prasad.
Kangana took to Instagram on Tuesday to unveil a teaser poster of the upcoming period film. “Glad to be on board for the title role with this immensely talented team of artists. With the blessings of Sita Ram. Jai SiyaRam,” the actress captioned the post.
Confirming the same, director Alaukik Desai stated, “Universe does help those who surrender to it with belief. What was a mirage, is now clear. A dream of a pious character never explored is now a reality. I am ecstatic to bring Kangana Ranaut on board as SITA. This pious journey will change the course of how we perceive our mythology. Thank you SS Studio for your immense support and belief.”
Producer Saloni Sharma, on the other hand, said, “As a woman, I couldn’t be happier in welcoming Kangana Ranaut onboard our VFX magnum opus, ‘The Incarnation Sita’. Kangana symbolizes the spirit and essence of the Indian woman – fearless, daunting, and daring. It’s time we stepped in to celebrate equality in every respect.” Interestingly, the writer of this film KV Vijayendra Prasad had previously nominated Kangana Ranaut to essay the role of ‘Sita’.
Besides this, work-wise Kangana Ranaut has interesting projects lined up in her kitty. She will be seen in ‘Dhaakad’ along with Arjun Rampal.
She also has period drama ‘Manikarnika Returns The Legend Of Didda’ and ‘Tejas.’ Kangana will also don the director’s hat for the second time in the film ‘Emergency’, based on the life of late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Talking about her latest release, Thalaivii, Kangana plays the leading lady Jayalalithaa, in the multilingual film. The film showcases the varied aspects of Jayalalithaa’s life, tracing her journey from an actress to a leader who changed the course of Tamil Nadu’s politics.