Is Milind Soman’s Character In Nagrik Inspired By Raj Thackeray?

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After a long hiatus, Milind Soman will be returning to the silver screen with an influential role in his upcoming Marathi movie Nagrik, also starring veteran Marathi actors Dr Shriram Lagoo and Sachin Khedekar.

While Sachin plays a senior journalist in Nagrik and his character is allegedly modeled on the late crime journalist J Dey whereas Milind will be seen playing a scheming politician. Considering the incidents depicted in the movie’s trailer, there are talks that his character is modeled on Raj Thackeray.

Milind’s character in the movie has delivered some controversial dialogues which has already been talking point among the audience. Milind says, “I play a politician, and if there is any similarity between Raj and my character it’s only because of our schooling, upbringing, a particular political ambition and of course, my look in the film.”

Nagrik marks the comeback of 87-yearold veteran Dr. Shriram Lagoo who plays Godfather-like character to Milind. “We have some intense scenes together. He is the silent sort and his character, much like the film, explores how little we really understand Indian politics thanks to the infotainment news channels offer,” he adds.

Produced by Sachin Chavan under Sacchi Entertainment and directed by Jaypraad Desai, Nagrik is all set to release on 12th June.

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