Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi — Special screening of Kangana Ranaut's film to be held for Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday will attend a special screening of Kangana Ranaut-fronted Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The period drama will be screened at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre. Members of the film's cast and crew of the film among others will also be present.
"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.
Zee Studios' Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi has been 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. Thackeray is also a biopic of the Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray. The pivotal role has been essayed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
(With inputs from Press Trust of India)
Updated Date: Jan 18, 2019 09:43:58 IST