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LK Advani, daughter praise Kirti Kulhari in Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar

The veteran BJP leader praised Kulhari's portrayal of Indu Sarkar and her handling of a complex character and story.

Kirti Kulhari as Indu in Indu Sarkar


Actress Kirti Kulhari is happy that veteran BJP leader LK Advani and his daughter appreciated her work in Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar.

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They praised Kulhari for her portrayal of the titular character, Indu Sarkar, and for her handling of a complex character and story.

Kulhari said in a statement: "As an actor, it's always special to have your work being appreciated. Advaniji, who witnessed the times of the Emergency, said he liked my work and it means a lot to me. I hope to continue doing the kind of work that can strike a chord with the audience."

Indu Sarkar, which was released on 28 July, is set against the backdrop of the 1975-77 Emergency. It has characters inspired by the late prime minister Indira Gandhi and her son Sanjay Gandhi, leading various Congress politicians, including Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam, to slam it.