The 54th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be hosted in Goa from November 20 to 28, and it is promising to be a full on star-studded affair as actors Shahid Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Pankaj Tripathi, Nushratt Bharucha along with singers Shreya Ghoshal and Sukhwinder Singh re set to headline the opening ceremony of the coveted film festival.
Actress Kangana Ranaut, who will be seen as 'fearless Julia', a leading actress who travels, performs and entertains soldiers of the British Indian Army in Vishal Bhardwaj's period drama Rangoon, says the film is a perfect Women's Day watch as it's about a strong woman.
"In Rangoon, Julia is a strong female character and the story revolves around her. Therefore, I believe that this film is quite important for Women's Day and perfect to enjoy on that occasion," Kangana said on Monday night while interacting with media at Mumbai airport as she was leaving for Delhi.
The movie has elements from the British era as it is based in the 1940s when India was fighting for independence.
The 29-year-old actress, who loves getting into the skin of her character, arrived at the airport in a vintage car, as 'Jaanbaaz Julia' is seen travelling an exquisite vintage car in the film.
"I felt very nice riding the vintage car. It's a new experience for me," Kangana said.
The actress will felicitate and interact with jawans at an army camp in Jammu on Tuesday.
About the promotion in the army camp, the actress said: "Going by the plot of the film, we are going to Jammu and Kashmir to promote the film. We will be promoting the film in between the army camp."
Co-starring Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor, the film is due for release on February 24, ahead of International Women's Day which falls on March 8.