Indian Actress Kangana Ranaut is all set to appear as an IAF pilot in her upcoming film Tejas. And her first look from the film was released recently.
The first look of Kangana Ranaut‘s upcoming film Tejas has been released. The still shows Kangana in the uniform of an air force pilot walking ahead of an IAF jet.
Kangana’s team tweeted the first look of the film and said, “For all the brave-hearted and strong-headed women in Uniform who make sacrifices for our nation day in and day out.” They further added, “Kangana to play an airforce pilot in her next, titled – TEJAS.”
For all the brave hearted and strong headed women in Uniform who make sacrifices for our nation day in and day out .
Kangana to play an airforce pilot in her next , titled – TEJAS#KanganaRanaut @RonnieScrewvala #SarveshMewara @nonabains @rsvpmovies #Tejas pic.twitter.com/m4qHNJufAL
— Team Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) February 17, 2020
Speaking of the project, Kangana Ranaut told Mumbai Mirror, “Very often, the sacrifices made by our brave women in uniform go unnoticed by the nation. Tejas is a film where I have the honour of playing the role of one such Air Force pilot who puts country before self. I hope we instill a sense of patriotism and pride in the youth of today with this movie. I’m looking forward to the journey with Sarvesh and Ronnie on this one.”
Tejas is set to bring us the story of what women can achieve when given a chance. RSVP has earlier also given us the film Uri: The Surgical Strike. Tejas is set to go to cinemas in April 2021. Tejas is the fighter plane for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. Aeronautical Development Agency and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited designed Tejas.
Kangana said, “I will undergo intense training before the shoot starts. My director has decided to get professional trainers on board. I’ve always wanted to play a soldier and have been fascinated with the Armed Forces since childhood.” She further added, “I’ve never held back my emotions for our jawans and spoken openly about how strongly I feel about their heroism. They keep our country secure and our people safe. So, I’m very happy to be doing this film.”
“I will undergo intense training before the shoot starts. My director has decided to get professional trainers on board.”
The actress will play the role of an Indian Air Force pilot in this upcoming movie, directed by Sarvesh Mewara. The Indian Air Force was the first to welcome women in combat roles in 2016. The movie Tejas takes inspiration from the landmark event reported Times of India.
Sure this aircraft can only fly in a bongiwood movie. Otherwise no chance of flying
The IAF ordered an initial number of 40 Tejas fighters, with another 83 Tejas Mark-1A jets “with 43 improvements” on the line. The total cost of developing and producing these 123 Tejas, of which only 12 have been delivered so far, is estimated at more than 75 billion rupees.
The IAF is also open to the introduction of 201 Tejas Mark-II, equipped with much better avionics and radars, greater fuel transport capacity and more powerful weapons and engines.