Mrunal Thakur says ‘Pippa’ gave her a rare role

Mumbai: Actress Mrunal Thakur poses for photographs during the promotion of the upcoming comedy film 'Aankh Micholi', in Mumbai on Friday, October 06, 2023. (Photo: IANS)

Mumbai: Actress Mrunal Thakur poses for photographs during the promotion of the upcoming comedy film 'Aankh Micholi', in Mumbai on Friday, October 06, 2023. (Photo: IANS)

Mumbai, November 10 (IANS) Actress Mrunal Thakur will be seen in the film ‘Pippa’, based on the critically acclaimed novel ‘The Burning Chaffees’. She is overjoyed about being a part of a film where a female character is given a well-defined arc, challenging the traditional gender norms seen in war dramas.

Mrunal plays Radha, a medical student and cryptographer, who becomes an essential part of the war alongside her siblings.

In discussing her role, Mrunal shared: "Radha is a character close to my heart. She represents the resilience and strength of women, not just emotionally, but also intellectually. It was refreshing to see a female character actively involved in the war effort, making significant contributions through her expertise in cryptography.”

She said: “Pippa showcases a different perspective, and I am honored to bring Radha's story to life”.

‘Pippa’, directed by Raja Menon, also stars Ishan Khatter.