Zero Size Babe Kareena Kapoor is to play Indira Gandhi in the prestigious international biopic ‘Mother: The Indira Gandhi Story.’ Initially Producers thought of going with Priyanka Chopra but it seems the Oscar winning make up artistes Jenny Shircore and Greg Connam working closely on the project are divided in their opinion, finally deciding that Kareena Kapoor can have looks closer to Indira Gandhi.
Famous Script writer Krishna Shah, who has done movies like ‘Shalimar’ is keeping it safe for Kareena because he feels that casting, is 80% of directing. In a biopic, it is 90 per cent of directing. Kareena has a strong jaw and deep eyes and the time for make up will not be taxing. ‘Indira at 20 will take about an hour, she at 50, about two hours and Indira at 67, three hours because of the advancement in the art of makeup,’ says Krishna Shah.