September 14 : Kangana Ranaut has finally bagged the role of Goddess Sita in the period drama The Incarnation Sita. Helmed by Alaukik Desai, and bankrolled by SS Studio, the story is written by veteran screenwriter KV Vijayendra Prasad. The Incarnation Sita will release in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.
Earlier, it was reported that Kareena Kapoor Khan was approached to play Sita in Alaukik Desai’s directorial. Rumours suggested that Kareena demanded hiked fee for the film, which eventually led to her losing the film.
Taking to her Instagram handle, Kangana Ranaut announced the new film today, and wrote, “The Incarnation- Sita Glad to be on board for the title role with this immensely talented team of artists.. With the blessings of Sita Ram … Jai SiyaRam”
Kangana Ranaut to play Goddess Sita in period drama The Incarnation Sita
Filmmaker Alaukik Desai said in a statement, “Universe does help those who surrender to it with belief. What was a mirage, is now clarity. A dream of a pious character never explored is now a reality. I am ecstatic to bring Kangana Ranaut on board as Sita. This pious journey will change the course of how we perceive our mythology. Thank you SS Studio for your immense support and belief.”
Saloni Sharma of SS Studio, said, “As a woman, I couldn’t be happier in welcoming Ms Kangana Ranaut on board our VFX magnum opus, ‘The Incarnation Sita’. Kangana symbolises the spirit and essence of the Indian woman – fearless, daunting and daring…. It’s time we stepped in to celebrate equality in every respect.”
Meanwhile, on the work front, Kangana was recently seen in Thalaivii along with actor Arvind Swami who played the role of MGR. The actress essayed the role of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and actor J Jayalalitha, and has been appreciated for her performance. The actress has recently wrapped up Dhaakad. She also has Tejas, the film on Indira Gandhi, and The Incarnation Sita in her kitty.