The teaser of Manikarnika, the film based on Rani of Jhansi, has just been released!
The movie drew our attention for many reasons as stills from the sets of the film were leaked to the public. The other reason is that actor, Kangana Ranaut in this period drama essaying the role of queen of Jhansi.
The teaser has Amitabh Bachchan’s croaky voice explaining the rich history of India until the moment when the British decided to invade and that drove Ranaut’s character of Manikarnika to fight for her motherland.
This introduction then flows into scenes where Manikarnika entering her palace also her riding her horse. There is also a shot of her sitting atop her throne with a baby in her lap, which reminds us of Queen Sivagami in Baahubali.
Watch the Manikarnika teaser here:
Manikarnika is shown as a fierce commander who can handle her sword perfectly well.
“I am proud of this film, and of portraying a character who empowers and inspires. We have put in our heart, blood and sweat into making this film. Manikarnika will make every Indian proud,” Kangana had earlier said in a statement about the film.
Directed by Krish, the film stars Kangana Ranaut, Jishu Sengupta, Suresh Oberoi, Danny Denzongpa, Atul Kulkarni, Ankita Lokhande and Zeeshan Ayub among others. The writers of Baahubali and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag are the creative minds behind this movie bringing in the grandiosity into this much-awaited Bollywood movie.