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Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019)

Not Rated | | Action, Biography, Drama | 25 January 2019 (USA)
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Story of Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and her resistance to the British Rule.

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Vijayendra Prasad (story and screenplay), Prasoon Joshi (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Kangana Ranaut ... Manikarnika
Ankita Lokhande ... Jhalkari Bai
Rimi Sen ... Dalit Girl
R. Bhakti Klein ... Lord Canning
Danny Denzongpa ... Ghulam Muhammad Ghouse Khan
Mishti ... Kashibai
Atul Kulkarni ... Tatya Tope
Jishu Sengupta ... Maharaja Gangadhar Rao (as Jisshu Sengupta)
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Dixit
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub ... Sadashiv Rao (as Zeeshan Ayub)
Edward Sonnenblick Edward Sonnenblick ... Captain Gordon
Anil George ... Pir Ali
Richard Keep ... General Hugh Rose
Vikram Kochhar ... Nana Saheb
Suparna Marwah ... Rajamata
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Manikarnika born in Varanasi when Dixt a minister in Jhansi princely state sees her he proposes her marriage to Gangadar Rao prince of Jhansi.Sadashiv Rao plots along with British officers to conquer Jhansi as he Is promised a stake in it after conquering Jhansi.After the birth of Lakshmi and Gangadar Rao's son Sadashiv Rao sees his place in fear and poison the holy water during the naming ceremony of the child following which he passes away and also leaves Gangadar Rao on death bed.Gangadar Rao decides to adopt a son and Sadashiv Rao feels guilty of not adopting his son instead a toddler who comes running to Lakshmi Bai.After death of Gangadar Rao.The East India Company decides to conquer on Jhansi as there is no male ruler.But Lakshmi Bai decides to take the throne on herself and fight for Jhansi. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Alternate Versions

In India, the film was given a UA certificate by the CBFC after following cuts were made:
  • Removed the scenes showing direct visualization of women being molested. around 1.19.03 to 1.19.15 hrs.
  • Added in the disclaimer, the mention of sources of the film and also the names of Historians consulted.
  • Replaced old disclaimer with new one in English and Hindi mentioning about cinematic liberties, fictionalization. Added sentence ''We do not intend to disrespect sentiments of any person(s) or community, religion, or nationality.''
  • Removed the close visual of the dead body of a British woman with her slit throat and a British child being forcefully dragged in the background. 1.16-1.17 hrs.
  • Reframed the close visual of a British soldier being killed by slitting his neck with a sword. 02:16:59:05 to 02:17:07:20.
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A royal patriotic spectacular
25 January 2019 | by kaliguptaSee all my reviews

Pros: Cinematography. CGI. Script. Dialogues. Character Development. Kangna Ranawat

Cons: Jissu Sengupta. Some loosely executed fight scenes. Did not show the result of the war at the end.


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25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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INR1,250,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$300,337
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