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 Gandhi.
The director took to his Twitter handle to share this piece of news...
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.