Kangana Ranaut’s highly-anticipated movie, based on the life of warrior Rani Laxmi Bai, Manikarnika -The Queen Of Jhansi is set to hit the theaters on January 25, 2019. Confirming the news, film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote, “Mark the date: #Manikarnika -The Queen Of Jhansi to release on 25 Jan 2019 [Republic Day]… Stars Kangna Ranaut… Directed by Krish… Produced by Zee Studios and Kamal Jain.”
The period drama also features Atul Kulkarni as Tatya Tope, Sonu Sood as Sadashiv and Ankita Lokhande as Jhalkarbai. The flick will be directed by Gabbar is Back director, Krish. Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is an upcoming Indian epic biographical film based on the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. It is being directed by Krish and produced by Zee Studios in association with Kamal Jain & Nishant Pitti. Kangana Ranaut plays the titular role of Rani Laxmibai. Principal photography on the film began in May 2017.
Initially, the film was scheduled to release on 27 April 2018 but was postponed to be released in January 2019. The film is based on the life of Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi and her war against the British East India Company, during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.