After Padmaavat, the Maharashtra Karni Sena now seems to be focusing on Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, a biopic based mostly on Rani Laxmibai. The actor, nevertheless, is having none of it.
A letter was despatched earlier to the producers, director and the writers of the movie through which the Karni Sena had mentioned that if the picture of Rani Laxmibai is maligned within the movie or if she is proven to be the lover of some Britisher, the makers will face penalties. That they had additionally mentioned that the movie will face protests.
Kangana has now reacted to the menace, saying she is going to destroy “every certainly one of them” if she is harassed. Kangana has co-directed the movie and stars within the titular position.
Watch: Kangana Ranaut on the music launch of Manikarnika’s first track
Talking to an internet portal on this problem, Kangana mentioned, “4 historians have licensed Manikarnika, now we have obtained censor certificates as properly, Karni Sena has been conveyed this however they’re persevering with to harass me. In the event that they don’t cease then they need to know I’m additionally a Rajput and I’ll destroy every certainly one of them”.
CBFC chairman Prasoon Joshi himself has been carefully concerned with the movie. He has additionally written the dialogues and lyrics of the songs within the movie. A particular screening of Manikarnika has additionally been organised for President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday on the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
The interval drama relies on the life and struggles of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi and her battle in opposition to the British East India Firm, through the Indian Revolt of 1857.
Aside from Kangana Ranaut and Ankita Lokhande, the movie additionally stars Atul Kulkarni, Suresh Oberoi, Danny Denzongpa and Jisshu Sengupta in pivotal roles. The movie is slated to hit the massive screens on January 25.
First Printed: Jan 18, 2019 13:15 IST