After Kirti Kulhari of Pink fame, Neil Nitin Mukesh is the
latest addition to the cast of Madhur Bhandarkar's next film
reportedly titled Indu Sarkar. Buzz is that the movie is touted to
be a drama revolving around the Emergency invoked by the Indira
Gandhi-led government in 1975.
As per an Indian Express report, Bhandarkar has been doing an
extensive research with his writer and has met a lot of people to
get information about the 21-month Emergency imposed in the country
by then Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi in 1975-77. He even met
Subramanian Swamy and exchanged notes on Emergency with him. While
the film has the name Indu in its title, it is believed that the
movie will not have a direct reference to the late PM, Indira
The director took to his Twitter handle to share this piece of
Further as per a report in Bombay Times, his role is loosely
inspired by Sanjay Gandhi.
Neil had previously collaborated with Madhur for the 2009 movie
Jail. His last releases were Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Wazir. On the
other hand, Bhandarkar's last film Calendar Girls which tanked at
the box office.
Meanwhile, Indu Sarkar will be shot in Karjat, a small town on
the outskirts of Mumbai, where Delhi will be recreated. The film is
slated to roll in the first week of December.