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Kangana to venture into direction with a comedy film

India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 05 May 2017, 10:15:39 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who recently launched the poster of her upcoming film Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi revealed that she is planning to step into the director's shoes. The actress added that her first directorial venture will be a comedy film.

BKangana was here on Thursday to launch the poster and the release date of her upcoming film "Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi".

The 30-year-old actress says she wants to move in the next phase of her career, which is directing films.

"I want to move on to the next phase which means that I will focus on my career as a filmmaker and if I act I will act in my film so..." Kangana told reporters here.

When IANS asked about when she's planning to start working on her directorial, Kangana said in a group interaction: "After 'Manikarnika' I'm directing my film."

Asked about the genre of the film, the "Rangoon" star said: "Comedy."

Kangana is also making her writing debut with the film "Simran". She says one can involve themselves into that.

"'Simran' is such a cosy and intimate story of a character ...it's a lot about her psyche just like 'Queen'...it's a lot about the linear graph of an individual...you can involve yourself in that. But for something like this ('Manikarnika') you need to have screenwriter of 'Baahubali' for that so V. Vijayendra Prasad sir and Prasoon sir are the right people for this film," Kangana said.

"As much as I would love to be in a league like this but I think I need a couple of 10-20 years," she added.

(With IANS Inputs)