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Kangana Ranaut on Manikarnika: I was fascinated with the 150-year-old weapons we used in the film

Kangana Ranaut is seen within the role of Rani Laxmibai and is deed no stone unturned for her forthcoming film, Manikarnika. In an exceeding conversion, the actor aforesaid that she was fascinated with the weapons that were used throughout the filming. Kangana Ranaut is next seen within the work of art Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. The histrion plays the role of ranee Laxmibai within the film. The teaser is already out and fans area unit needing to see Kangana nail this role. She will look fierce and charming within the teaser. Kangana has left no stone unturned for Manikarnika and goes miles for golf stroke out the character of ranee Jhansi on the massive screen. within the teaser, Kangana had many battle scenes involving sword-fighting and bloodshed.

In a conversation with Mid-Day, the actress aforesaid that she was fascinated with the weapons that were used throughout the filming. The actress conjointly used cap-lock pistols (a tiny one-shot handgun) and Brown Bess cavalry carving(muzzle-loading rifles) for the war sequences. “Rifles were new for people at that time; only a few of using them. Whereas the British army used Enfield rifles, Rani Laxmibai most well-liked swords. I used to be fascinated with the 150-year-old weapons we used in the film. I conjointly had to carry a protect that weighed concerning 5 kilos. The cast and crew would begin preparing at three am. Since the set-up would take six to seven hours, we might take only 1 or 2 shots on a daily basis,” Kangana told the tabloid.


Manikarnika can trace the journey of Rani Laxmibai’s fight against British colonizers for the independence of her country and land. The film conjointly stars Jisshu Sengupta, Suresh Oberoi, Atul Kulkarni, and Ankita Lokhande.
Sonu Sood was at first roped in to essay the role of Sadashiv Narayan Rao, however, he walked out, post his tiff with Kangana. Now, Zeeshan Ayyub can now play the part.