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Taali: First Look Of Sushmita Sen As Transgender Activist Shreegauri Sawant

"Nothing makes me prouder," wrote Sushmita

Taali: First Look Of Sushmita Sen As Transgender Activist Shreegauri Sawant

Sushmita Sen shared this image. (courtesy: sushmitasen47)

New Delhi:

For all Sushmita Sen fans out there, we have some fantastic news in store. The actress has announced her latest film. It is a biopic on Shreegauri Sawant, a transgender activist and the trustee of the Sai Savli Foundation Trust. She has selflessly helped people suffering from HIV/AIDS. Sushmita Sen will play the lead role in the film titled Taali. In an Instagram post on Thursday morning, she released her first look as Shreegauri Sawant. Bold, powerful and fierce – that's how one must define her look. Here, Sushmita Sen is wearing a green saree with a red blouse. That big red bindi adds an extra edge to the overall appearance.

Sharing the poster, Sushmita Sen expressed how “proud” and “grateful” she has been feeling for “portraying this beautiful person” Shreegauri Sawant. She wrote, “Taali – Bajaungi nahi, bajwaungi. First look as Shreegauri Sawant. Nothing makes me prouder and more grateful than to have the privilege of portraying this beautiful person and of bringing her story to the world. Here's to life and to everyone's right to live it with dignity! I love you guys!” She also shared an update about the shooting for the film in the hashtags – “currently filming,” “Taali,” “Shreegauri Sawant” and “biopic.”

Sushmita Sen's family couldn't be more proud of her latest project. Daughter Renee Sen commented, “Maa (red heart icons), so so so proud of you. Dugga Dugga. I love you the mostest.” The actress' sister-in-law Charu Asopa wrote, “Wowww… The first look is awesome…So proud of you, didi. Looking forward… love you, Didi.” Director Ravi Jadhav also dropped red heart icons in the comments section.

Fans loved Sushmita Sen's first look as Shreegauri Sawant. They wrote “queen” and “tigress” in the comments section to show how much they are “looking forward” to the film.  

See Sushmita Sen as Shreegauri Sawant in Taali here:

Taali has been written by Kshitij Patwardhan and directed by Ravi Jadhav. It is being produced by Kartk D Nishandar, Arjun Singgh Baran and Afeefa Nadiadwala Sayed. It will premiere on Voot Select. The release date has not been announced yet.