Actress Sushmita Sen is all set to essay the role of transgender activist Shreegauri Sawant. This is an upcoming biopic titled `Taali`.
The `Main Hoon Na` actor took to her Instagram handle and shared the first look with her fans and followers. Sharing the first look, she wrote, “Taali – Bajaungi Nahi, Bajvaaungi!! #firstlook as #ShreegauriSawant. Nothing makes me prouder & more grateful than to have the privilege of portraying this beautiful person & of bringing her story to the world!! Here’s to life & to everyone’s right to live it with dignity!!! I love you guys!!! #duggadugga, #currentlyfilming #Taali #ShreegauriSawant #Biopic @shreegaurisawant @Viacom18 @gseamsak @kartiknishandar @arjunsbaran @ravijadhavofficial @afeefanadiadwala @kshitijpatwardhan”
Also, Taali is a story about struggle, resilience, and indomitable power, it is about Shreegauri Sawant. She was born in Ganesh and raised in Pune and became a formidable name in transgender activism.
Shreegauri Sawant is one of the petitioners of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) which was filed in 2013. In which the Supreme Court recognized transgender as the third gender with a final verdict in 2014.
Furthermore, this upcoming biopic will shed light on the momentous life of Shreegauri Sawant – from her childhood, and her transition, to her contribution to revolutionizing the transgender movement in India.
The biopic is by Arjun Singh Baran and also Kartik D Nishandar. Directed by National award-winning director Ravi Jadhav, and produced by Arjun Singh Baran, Kartik D Nishandar, and Afeefa Nadiadwal.
Moreover, she will be next seen in Disney Plus Hotstar`s `Aarya Season 3` which is currently in the pre-production stage.