Madhur Bhandarkar’s Indu Sarkar that stars Pink fame Kirti Kulhari in the titular role, is about a stammering poetess who gains confidence and rebels against the system during the 21-month emergency imposed in 1975 by the government of Indira Gandhi.

Kirti Kulhari in a still from Indu Sarkar

The film also stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, Anupam Kher, popular Bengali actor Tota Roy Chowdhury, Parvin Dabas, Sheeba Chaddha and Zakir Hussain in pivotal roles. Indu Sarkar is scheduled for release on July 21, 2017.