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Sanju: Manisha Koirala is honored to portray Nargis ji on-screen

by Vibhuti Gupta, Monday, May 07, 2018

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala feels honored to play the role of Sanjay Dutt's mother and late Bollywood actress Nargis Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's upcoming venture, the Sanjay Dutt biopic, titled Sanju. She opened up about her role and the team during the launch of Yusuf Merchant's book, Happyness - Life Lessons From A Creative Addict.

Sanju is slated to release on June 29, 2018

On being a part of Sanju, Manisha said, "I am really honoured to have played Nargis Duttji in the film. It's like any actress' dream role. Though I have a very small role in the film... It's a special appearance, but I am really excited to know audience reaction about my role and the film."

The film is a biographical take on the life of Bollywood's bad boy Sanjay Dutt. Written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, it is being bankrolled by Vidhu Vinod Chopra.

The film stars Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt in various stages of his life. It has an ensemble cast which includes Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Jim Sarbh, Vicky Kaushal, Boman Irani, Dia Mirza and Karishma Tanna

On a related note, Ranbir Kapoor greeted us all with Yash Raj Films’ teaser, Shamshera where he plays the role of a dacoit and he is busy preparing for Ayan Mukerji’s next Brahmastra, opposite Alia Bhatt and Amitabh Bachchan.


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