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Before Kangana, These 5 Bollywood Actresses Played Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the Silver Screen

Before Kangana, these 5 Bollywood actresses played Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the silver screen.

In the recent teaser of “Emergency”, we have seen Kangana Ranaut, playing the role of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The teaser has been liked by some, and some didn’t like it. The film might be released next year.

The movie is directed and produced by Kangana Ranaut. Being a good actress, we hope she could do justice to the character. But she is not the first. Before her, many actors played the role of Indira Gandhi on the silver screen. In this article, we are going to talk about the actresses who played the role of Indira Gandhi on the big screen.

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1. Sarita Chaudhary in “Midnight Children”

Sarita Chaudhary has portrayed the role of former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi in an English film titled “Midnight Children”. The movie was based on the novel of the same name by Salman Rushdie. The film was directed by Deepa Mehta and was released in 2012. The acting of Sarita Chaudhary in the film was appreciated by the audience. Along with her many desi stars like Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, and Shriya Saren played important roles in the movie.

2. Lara Dutta in “Bell Bottom”

Lara Dutta played the role of Indira Gandhi in the recent release named Bell Bottom. The film features Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor in the lead and revolves around an event in the 90th century.
After the release of the film, the audience was surprised by Lara’s look. Her acting got great appreciation in the movie.

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3. Kishori Shahane in “PM Narendra Modi’

Vivek Oberoi played the role of the current Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, in a film titled PM Narendra Modi. In that film, Kishori Shahane played the role of Indira Gandhi. The film didn’t perform well at the theatres, and the acting of Vivek Oberoi was not worth remembering. It was released in 2019.

4. Supriya Vinod in two films

Supriya Vinod played the role of Indira Gandhi in two films. One is in “Indu Sarkar,” which was released in 2017. It was directed by Madhur Bhandarkar.
Another is in NTR: Mahanayakudu (NTR: Kathanayakudu). In both films, she appeared as a cameo.

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5. Avantika Akerkar

In the film “Thackeray”, Avantika Akerkar played the role of Indira Gandhi. The movie was based on the life of Bal Thackeray. Nawazuddin Siddiqui played the lead in the film. The movie was directed by Abhijit Panse and released in 2019.

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