Janhvi Kapoor has been confirmed to play the lead in Junglee Pictures’ upcoming film ‘Ulajh’, along with Gulshan Devaiah and Roshan Mathew. It is directed by Sudhanshu Saria.
Kapoor will play the role of an IFS officer. It follows her journey, who gets embroiled in a dangerous personal conspiracy while far from her home turf, at a career-defining post.
“When I was approached with the script of ‘Ulajh’ it instantly attracted me because as an actor, I am constantly looking for scripts that make me break out of my comfort zone and portraying a character based in the celebrated world of the Indian Foreign Services was just that,” the 26-year-old actor said in a statement.
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“In Janhvi Kapoor, the film has found its beating heart and it’s going to be a treat for audiences to watch her spar with thespians like Rajesh Tailang and Sachin Khedekar, maverick actors like Gulshan Devaiah, Roshan Matthews and Meiyang Chang. We have a rollercoaster of a ride planned for our audience and I can’t wait to start rolling cameras on ‘Ulajh’,” the director added.
Amrita Pandey, CEO Junglee Pictures, said, “Having Sudhanshu on board for a film like ‘Ulajh’ is a perfect fit. His creative sensibilities are unmatched, he has added nuances and layers to each character which has made the story so gripping. Getting together such a talented ensemble cast, in the unexplored world of IFS has been an invigorating experience. We also have a team of celebrated and experienced writers and technicians who are contributing to the film, making it an incredible team effort.”