Manikarnika: Ram Nath Kovind attends special screening of Kangana Ranaut's film, felicitates cast and crew
A week ahead of its release, the team of Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi arranged a special screening for President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre. Pictures from the screening were posted on the president's official Twitter account.
President Kovind watched a special screening of the film 'Manikarnika', based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre; felicitated the cast and crew of the film. pic.twitter.com/o1AwNwz9av
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) January 18, 2019
Kovind also felicitated the entire cast and crew of the Kangana Ranaut-fronted period drama.
"Rani Lakshmi Bai is a national hero. Our entire team is really looking forward to present Manikarnika: the Queen of Jhansi, a story about Rani Lakshmi Bai's strength and bravery for an independent India, to the most important entity of the Republic of India, our Hon'ble President," Kangana said in a statement ahead of the screening.
Zee Studios' Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi has been co-directed by Krish and Kangana.
Punit Goenka, MD and CEO, ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, said the team is honoured to have the president watch the film before its theatrical release.
The film also features Ankita Lokhande, Suresh Oberoi, Atul Kulkarni, Danny Denzongappa and Jisshu Sengupta.
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is scheduled to release on 25 January and will clash with Thackeray at the box office.
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Updated Date: Jan 19, 2019 10:54:06 IST