of director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary’s Panga (Nil Battey Sannata, Bareilly Ki
Barfi), featuring Kangana Ranaut, Jassie Gill and Richa Chaddha in principal
roles, released a while back and generated a lot of interest amongst the
audience. In the film, Kangana is seen as a 32-year old woman who, like so many
women in India, struggles to strike a balance between her domestic
responsibilities and career based duties. While she is trying to do that, an
opportunity comes along to get back to playing kabaddi, a sport which she was
once devoted to, at a professional level.
things, the trailer showcased the relationship shared by Jaya (Kangana Ranaut)
and her husband Prashant (Jassie Gill). We see
Prashant being a pillar of support in Jaya’s life and motivates her to
get back at doing what she liked so much – playing kabaddi. Prashant, in a way,
represents so many modern men in the country today who, unlike the ones from
the earlier generations, encourage their better halves to pursue a professional
career and achieve their dreams.
has been a popular singer and actor back in Punjab, managed to impress the
pan-India audience with his performance in his debut Hindi film Happy Phirr
Bhag Jayegi. In that film, too, he played a very positive character and with
his selection of roles, one feels he is inclined towards playing such roles.
Kangana plays the central character in Panga, Jassi is expected to bring a
nuanced performance as Prashant and leave a lasting impression on the audience
all over again in his second Hindi outing.