03 December, 2020

Kiran Bedi

After my "game-changing" ghoonghat act at the Ramlila grounds, producers and directors are lining up to sign me on. First up was Madhur Bhandarkar...

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Kiran Bedi
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Well, well! Now that the romance of the Anna revolution is showing signs of waning, the romance of cinema has begun. To let you into a secret, after my “game-changing” ghoonghat act at the Ramlila grounds, producers and directors are lining up to sign me on. First up was Madhur Bhandarkar. He has already firmed up the title of his next venture. It’s called ‘Faast and Furious’. Madhur is yet to write the script but he sees my role as one in which I wear a ghoonghat and mock a wide range of people and institutions—students, the NHRC, the left, right and centre, TV anchors, sops and soap manufacturers, desperate housewives and even ice-cream vendors. “Kiranji, you will have to just let yourself go...do exactly what you did at the Ramlila grounds. I tell you, the movie will be a real eye-opener. It will rock the nation.” With that, he opened a box full of ghoonghats. “Take these and select a few that we can use for the shoot,” he said before taking leave. Very clearly, he presumed I was...

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