Previously, there were reports of Taapsee Pannu starring in ‘Imphal’ as Irom Sharmila. However, the actress denied the rumors stating that she has been approached for the role and is yet to read the script and give her nod to the same!
Irom Sharmila, Manipur’s ‘Iron Lady’ ended her 16-year-old fast recently and announced her desire to stand in the elections in order to become the Chief Minister of Manipur.
The film will be produced by Hansal Mehta, directed by Vikas K. Dwivedi, and will depict the inner and outer conflicts in the minds of the people on Northeast India with respect to their social, political and traditional cultures.
Taapsee will be next seen in ‘Pink’ and ‘Baby’s prequel ‘Meera’.