Once again Bollywood’s Queen is going to win our hearts by portraying the character of fierce first women of freedom fighters, Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. Yes, guys, we are talking about Kangana Ranaut who will be next seen in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and since its inception, the movie is making headlines for various controversial reasons. Be it Kangana’s name as the director on the clapboard which went viral on the social media and Sonu Sood’s backing out of the movie. Based on the real-life story of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi and her conquering over the British rule, the upcoming flick is in the news ever since for all wrong points. Somehow, Kangana has managed to grab the attention of the viewers by releasing the first look of her character which is exceptionally fantastic.
According to the latest reports which suggest that Kangana has turned down the offer of sharing the name on screen as the co-director credit. She did it out of love for this venture. As per the Zee Studios reports, she had given the opportunity of being ‘the caption of the ship’ tag alongside the big South filmmaker Krrish. She false all the rumours of being a director of this movie by turning down this offer politely.
Talking about this, a source stated, “Kangana re-shot portions of Manikarnika over a 45-day schedule. She did it out of her sheer love for the subject. When the studio asked her if she would take credit for it, she turned down their offer saying that it was her responsibility to ensure the film turns out well.”
Manikarnika will also mark the debut of TV star Ankita Lokhande who will be seen playing Jhalkari Bai in the movie. The director of the film, Krish who is busy with his other projects, Kangana took the responsibilities as a director. Soon, the makers are going to release the trailer of the movie on the 2nd October.
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#Repost @lokhandeankita • • • • • I feel my feet lighter. Rehearsing for my first bollywood song with master ji @ganeshacharyaa and our new captain kangana ranaut @team_kangana_ranaut Super excited to be part of it. #jhalkaribai Much much gratitude #kamaljain #zeestudios #manikarnika #kanganaranaut #releasingon25th jan #swipeleft
Initially, the film was slated for the release on April 27, 2018, but is now postponed to January 25, 2019.