Kangana, who has mostly been stereotyped in depressed and psychotic roles in Bollywood in films like Fashion and Raaz: The Mystery Continues, has been vocal about doing different roles. The petite actress even managed to do so with the box-office hits Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai and Tanu Weds Manu. Ramu, who met the actress on Monday to finalise her for the film said, “I wondered why we haven’t worked together as yet! Kangna very much fits into my vision as a filmmaker. She is intense and emotional on screen. I’ve wanted to work with her, from the time she appeared in Gangster and Woh Lamhe. But I didn’t want to cast her in anything insignificant. The role had to justify her presence.” This will be Kangana’s debut film with the RGV camp.
‘Department’, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt as well, is about three cops and the extra-constitutional activities they engage in to maintain a civil society. Varma continues, “It is very much a guys’ film, with only one major female character. Kangna is the only person in the world that Abhishek’s character can share his agony with. She plays a very intense role in this dark, gritty and real drama.”
We hope Kangana gets pampered by these boys!