Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, who is best known as Sita from Ramanand Sagar’s TV serial Ramayan, is all set to star as the political activist and poet Sarojini Naidu in an upcoming biopic film. The 55-year-old actress has shared the first look from the movie on Instagram on Thursday, and fans have started pouring in their wishes.
The poster that she shared features a side profile of the actress as Sarojini Naidu in a thoughtful mood. The tagline on the image reads: “Swatantrata ki nayika ki ek ankahi Kahani (An untold story of the heroine of independence movement).”
She captioned the image, “#sarojini#sarojininaudu… 1st look.” Sunil Lahri, who co-starred with Dipika Chikhlia in Ramayan, commented on the picture and congratulated her. Lahri wrote, “Congrats Dipikaji… I wish you good luck with great success.”
Actress Dipika Chikhlia, who played Sita in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, will be making a comeback on screen with a biopic on Sarojini Naidu.
Her fans also wished her luck and congratulated her on the new project.
This is the first time a major film is being produced on the life of India’s nightingale Sarojini Naidu. The film, presented by Royal Film Media, is titled “Sarojini.” It will be produced by Kanu Bhai Patel and directed by Akash Nayak and Dhiraj Mishra.
Meanwhile, Ramayan, which was being re-telecast on Doordarshan after almost three decades, has become the most-watched entertainment show in the world.