According to the press release by the makers, the movie celebrates the Queen of Jhansi, Rani Laxmi Bai’s strength, passion, and courage as she led India’s fight for independence ages ago. The film is slated to release on Republic Day, 2019 along with Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30, which is based on Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar.
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi stars Kangana Ranaut as Rani Laxmi Bai, Jisshu as Gangadhar Rao, Atul Kulkarni as Tatya Tope, Sonu Sood as Sadashiv, Suresh Oberoi as Peshwa Bajirao II, Vaibhav Tatwawaadi as Puran Singh and Ankita Lokhande as Jhalkaribaii. The movie has been directed by Krish, who is also helming the highly-anticipated NTR biopic. It has been produced by Zee Studios, Kamal Jain, and Nishant Pitti with a screenplay by K V Vijayendra Prasad, who is known for penning the scripts of Baahubali: The Beginning, Mersal, and Baahubali 2.
manikarnika poster Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika’s first official poster was released by the makers on Independence day
On the work front, Kangana Ranaut has her plate full. Apart from Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, she will also be seen in Mental Hai Kya alongside Rajkummar Rao. The actor was last seen in 2017’s Simran.