Vidya Balan is the dynamic actress of Bollywood Industry. Now, she is all set to play the role of Indira Gandhi, India’s first and only woman Prime Minister till date. The actress has acquired the adaptation rights of Sagarika Ghose’s book “Indira: The Most Powerful Prime Minister”. It was dream of Sagarika Ghose to portray Gandhi on screen.
Vidya Balan was asked about her view on portraying the biggest character on screen to which she said, “I am happy to have acquired the rights to SAgarika Ghose’s “Indira” because I have always wanted to play Indira Gandhi. I haven’t decided yet whether it should be a film or web series, but will take anyway.” Sagarika Ghose’s book “Indira” explores the chapters of History and elaborates the reasons behind the Emergency imposed in 1975 and her numerous political battles.
Sagarika Ghose took her Facebook Account to share her excitement. She wrote, “Elated to announce that I just signed the contract for the movie rights of my book ‘Indira: The Most Powerful Prime Minister’ with Vidya Balan and Roy Kapoor Productions. Most excited to see Indira on screen!” So are we. It is really an overwhelming news that a movie is being made on the life story of our First Prime Minister. We are waiting for more updates about this exciting project.