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Saturday, October 22, 2022

Kangana Ranaut As Bengali Theatre Star Noti Binodini In New Film

 Kangana Ranaut was previously seen as Jayalalithaa in her biopic, and is currently shooting a film that features her as the late Indira Gandhi. Kangana is now set to play Bengali theatre artist Noti Binodini in a new film, directed by Pradip Sarkar.

Binodini Dasi was born in a family of sex workers and she started playing theatre at the age of 12. She is known as one of the first stars of Bengali theatre. She was popularly known as Noti Binodini. Despite having a short career span of mere 11 years, she is credited to have created a great example for women in theatre and even introducing modern makeup techniques.

The script of the film is written by Prakash Kapadia. 

Kangana is also interested to work in the project, said in a press statement, "I am a very big fan of Pradeep Sarkaar ji and very happy for this opportunity. Also this will be my first collaboration with Prakash Kapadia ji and I am completely thrilled to be part of this remarkable journey with some of the greatest artist of this country."

Binodini played many roles including those of Pramila, Sita, Draupadi, Radha, Ayesha, Kaikeyi, Motibibi, and Kapalkundala, among others. She was also one of the first South Asian theatre actors to have written her autobiography.

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