And to prepare intensely for her role she is visiting the kotha areas for the research work. Post Revolver Rani she will be now doing some intense action sequences as well. In Rajjo she is playing a nautch girl.
Vishwas Patil, the debutant director had visited the red light areas of Mumbai disguised as election officer knows the nuances of the subject. He says, “Only 70 old mujra houses are remaining in South Mumbai.My assistants have gone across the border to research them. We are also getting an insight into the lives of the mujra girls through the works of writer Saadat Haasan Manto.”
Rajjo is a story of a girl who transforms into a classical dancer from a nautch girl. The movie is expected to go on floors next year and is said to be shot in Nagpada.
Patil is a historian and his movie is supposed to be a musical blockbuster that will show the changing picture of Mumbai.
For choosing Kangana Ranaut for the role, he says, “While zeroing in on my leading lady, I was looking for a powerhouse performer with a regal appeal on the lines of the iconic actress Madhubala.”
Good luck Kangana!