Actress Kangana Ranaut on Thursday revealed that actor Milind Soman will play the role of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw in her upcoming directorial Emergency. Taking to Instagram, Kangana unveiled Milind’s first look from the film. In the film, Milind sported Sam Manekshaw’s iconic mustache and was seen in a uniform.

Kangana presented the dynamic Milind Soman as Sam Manekshaw. He is the man instrumental for saving India’s frontiers during the Indo-Pak war. His service was as distinguished as his honesty; a charmer, a war hero and a visionary leader in #Emergency.” Reacting to the post, actor Anupam Kher commented, “Brilliant.”

On the other hand, Milind Soman posted the photo on his Instagram. He said that he is honored to be a part of Kangana Ranaut’s directorial Emergency. He briefly described his role as Sam Manekshaw. He is a man who led India to victory in the 1971 Indo-Pak war with his wit and gallantry.

So far, Kangana has revealed the first look of some characters in Emergency. Kangana will play the role of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the film. The late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be played by Shreyas Talpade. Anupam will play the role of leader JP Narayan. Mahima Chaudhry will be seen in the role of Pupul Jayakar. She is a cultural activist and confidant of Indira Gandhi.

The story of the Emergency is a watershed moment in India’s political history. The movie is directed by Kangana Ranaut. She has written the film too. The film Emergency is produced by Renu Pitti and Kangana. A Manikarnika Films presentation is presenting the film. The team has started filming the project. This is Kangana’s first solo directorial.