Everyone wanted to know more about emergency, but till now no filmmaker could think of making a movie on that period. Finally, Madhur Bhandarkar has mustered the courage to make a movie titled Indu Sarkar, which is based on the era that is known as dark phase for Indian democracy.
Since there was a lot of speculation around around the characters and how the role of Indira Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi will be etched out. Neil Nitin Mukesh plays the role of Sanjay Gandhi in the film based on the 1975 Emergency.
Media watchers are sure of controversy waiting across the corner, as the movie is likely to open several unknown chapters.
While the film has the name Indu in its title, it was earlier communicated that the film will not have a direct reference to the late prime minister, Indira Gandhi.
Both the actor and the director have been tight lipped about the character portrayal but this leaked image confirms that Neil Nitin Mukesh plays Sanjay Gandhi and Supriya Vinod plays Indira Gandhi in the movie.
It’s apparent the film will throw light on a lot of political controversies and will bring to the fore the untold story to the new generation in a cinematic fashion.
This film is sure to spark a lot of political debates since so far there was only speculation around what the film will be loosely inspired by.
The movie highlights 21-month long period from 1975 to 1977 when PM Indira Gandhi unilaterally had a state of emergency declared across the country. Indu Sarkar stars Kirti Kulhari, Tota Roy Chowdhury and Neil Nitin Mukesh in a pivotal role.
Also, music composers Anu Malik and Bappi Lahiri are coming together for the first time to create music for Indu Sarkar. The film will be shot in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune.
The National Award-winning director has planned to wrap up the movie in 45 days. The movie that went on floors in the first week of December 2016 will be released in 2017.