Taapsee's first look from Rashmi Rocket, scripted by Tamil director Nanda Periyasamy
Directed by Akarsh Khurana, the film follows a village girl from Kutch and her journey to become a professional athlete
Taapsee Pannu will essay a sprinter in her upcoming film, Rashmi Rocket. Directed by Akarsh Khurana, the film is a fictional story and not based on a real person.
Taapsee essays the titular role of Rashmi, a fast runner from Kutch, who is nicknamed Rocket by her village folk. Rashmi Rocket will follow her journey as she overcomes adversaries and becomes a professional sportsperson.
Rashmi Rocket is written by Tamil director Nanda Periyasamy, known for directing movies like Oru Kallooriyin Kathai and Maathiyosi, and produced by RSVP and Mango People Media Network.
Director Akarsh Khurana is known for creating the TVF show Tripling and his theatre productions. He made his feature film debut in 2018 with Karwaan, starring Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan and Mithika Palkar.
Taapsee Pannu was recently seen in Mission Mangal in the role of a scientist. She essays octogenarian sharpshooter Prakashi Tomar in her upcoming release, Saandh Ki Aankh. The actor is also expected portray Indian cricketer Mithila Raj in a future biopic.