August 5th, yesterday, has been touted to be a historic day for the country as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to lay the foundation stone for the Ram Mandir. Now, in a tête-à-tête with Pinkvilla, actor and filmmaker Kangana Ranaut has candidly spoken about the glorious moment and also revealed that this will be the theme of her next directorial venture.
For me, Ayodhya is very symbolic and this journey of the last 500-600 years that we have had as a civilization is very exciting for me. I want to not waste the limited time we all have and I’d rather do things that cause a shift in the way we live, we think.
I see that we, as people, had a certain structure in the society that we followed. But with rapid invasions, we have not only lost our wealth, but we have also lost that blueprint which our Indian greats left for us. They had established a moral and ethic code for our civilization.
In my film, there are several real Muslim characters who have fought in favour of the Ram temple. So it’s a story of devotion, faith and above all, unity in the country. Ram Rajya is beyond religion and that’s what Aparajita Ayodhya will be about. It’s a very tough screenplay as it travels across 600 years and the Ram Mandir bhumi pujan will very much be a part of my film.
Vijayendra sir has put it together in a beautiful way. It could have been a logo launch for us today because it was a perfect day. Nevertheless, we have high hopes that we will be able to go on floors very soon. I can’t wait to narrate the film to my actors.
The actor also has two ambitious projects in the pipeline. She will be seen Jayalalithaa‘s biopic called Thalaivi followed by Dhaakad, an action-packed drama.