Kangana Will Play A Role of Kabaddi Player in Panga Movie

Panga is a recently coming Indian drama film based on sports directed through Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and produced through Fox Star Studios. The movie Kangana Ranaut, Jassi Gill, Richa Chadda and Neena Gupta. Kabaddi is the next huge aspect in Indian sports after Cricket in terms of TV viewership so this story depicts the jovial life of a kabaddi player.

According to its makers, the story of Panga is such that which reaffirms that a family who laughs, cries, dreams together and if they are by your side, nothing seems to be impossible to a willing heart.Kangana found it touching.

Those who dare to dream, dare to take challenged

Directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Produced by Fox Star Studios
Written by Nikhil Mehrohtra
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Screenplay by Nitesh Tiwari
Starring Kangana Ranaut
Jassi Gill
Richa Chadda
Neena Gupta
Music by Songs:
Cinematography Jay I. Patel
Edited by Ballu Saluja
Fox Star Studios
Distributed by Fox Star Studios
Release date · · 24 January 2020
Running time 131 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget ₹25 crore


Kangana Ranaut – national-degree kabaddi player

Kangana Ranaut as Jaya makes a proud comeback as a national-degree kabaddi player in this inspirational kabaddi film. she is all set to show a kabaddi player for her next film, titled Panga. Kangana said that she was completely inspired and moved from the scripted story of this movie.

The experimental actress after a whopping success of Manikarnika is geared up to portray the function of a countrywide degree Kabaddi participant in her upcoming movie “Panga”.

Panga movie Trailer

Filming took place from November 2018 to July 2019 in Panaji, Bhopal, Delhi, and Kolkata. The film is going to theatrically release in India on 24 January 2020.

Panga Release Date

The first look poster of Ranaut was released on 19 December 2019.

The official trailer of the film was launched by Fox Star Studios on On December 23

The sports melancholy will hit the theaters on January 24, 2020.


Panga was announced on 21 August 2018 with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari sharing an emotional Instagram video montage of herself, Kangana Ranaut, Jassi Gill, Neena Gupta, and their families, indicating that

When your kin stand behind you, no one in the world can take ‘Panga’ with you 

Kangana Ranaut shared her feelings to her fans in Mumbai Mirror in an interview by saying:

 When Ashwiny narrated the film’s story, I was completely moved My family has been my pillar of strength and has always stood by me in thick and thin. I could relate to the emotions of the film. Plus, Ashwiny is known for her slice-of-life films and I loved her recent work Bareilly Ki Barfi. Panga is doubly special for me as for the first time, I will play the role of a national-level kabaddi player. That’s going to be challenging for sure! I am looking forward to some exciting times with Ashwiny and the Fox Star team”

 Panga Cast & Crew

  • Kangana Ranaut as Jaya Nigam
  • Jassi Gill as Prashant Shrivastava
  • Richa Chadda as Meenu
  • Neena Gupta as Jaya’s Mother
  • Yagya Bhasin as Aditya aka Adi, Jaya and Prashant’s Son



The actors appearing in the film as kabbadi players including Ranaut underwent training in kabaddi for over two months regularly for two hours from a trainer named Gauri. She rigorously trained Kangana during different Kabaddi practice sessions. Kangana never missed a session and was punctual throughout. Although Gauri feared about how Kangana would fare with real players but she found her hardworking and appreciated her effort by saying

“She asked me to teach her the basic moves on our first meeting itself. I was shocked as I teach young girls and even they take almost six months to reach that level of training. Kangana picked up the dodging techniques just by observing it a couple of times. I was awestruck.”

Role of Kangana in Panga 

In the trailer of Panga, Kangana being brought as a working girl comeback as a Kabaddi player after several years.

She stars as Jaya

  • A mother
  • spouse
  • A mother to a young son
  • A forgotten Kabaddi champions who then becomes a ticket seller

She left no stones unturned in acing her role as Kabaddi player and proved that she is indeed a talented actor this nation has.

At last, Kangana gives her reviews by saying,

“You need a lot of stamina in Kabaddi, just like wrestling, so I stuck to a wholesome diet that included carbohydrates, fat, raw vegetables, and juices. I had to gain a lot of weight in my legs to look authentic as a raider (player who attacks from the opposing team), but I had to change it for the part where I am shown as a retired player.”


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