- "I am happy to have acquired the rights," said Vidya Balan
- "I have always wanted to play Indira Gandhi," Vidya Balan added
- "But that will take a while," she said
The author also wrote about her collaboration with the actress and Roy Kapur Productions, which is owned by Vidya's husband Siddharth Roy Kapur. "Elated to announce that I just signed the contract for the movie rights of my book, Indira - India's Most Powerful Prime Minister with Vidya Balan and Roy Kapur Productions. Most excited to see "Indira" on screen," Ms Ghose wrote on her Facebook page.
On Twitter, congratulations poured in for both Vidya Balan and Sagarika Ghose for the collaboration. Replying to a tweet, the author even suggested that with Vidya portraying the role of Indira Gandhi, Akshaye Khanna would be best suited to play Feroze Gandhi.
(With IANS inputs)
Get the latest election news, live updates and election schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on ndtv.com/elections. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the 2019 Indian general elections.