Is “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi” worth watching? - letsdiskuss
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Rahul Mehra

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Is “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi” worth watching?


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If you are a Kangana Ranaut fan, the movie is just your thing. Kangana Ranaut has not just
played the role of Rani Laxmibai in the movie, but also co-directed it. And according to me, she’s
phenomenal with her performance, both on-screen and off-screen.

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The story is something that obviously we all know from our History lessons and the daily soap that used to be aired on ZeeTV sometime back. 

So what the movie should be watched for is the non-Bhansali portrayal of Indian history, the first
Bollywood portrayal of the most popular woman fighter in Indian history, and the fighting sequences in   which all the women actors (including extras) have overdone all men who have ever acted with swords in Bollywood movies until now. 

Manikarnika is also the debut movie of the famous Indian TV actress Ankita Lokhande. Whatever little screen time she has been offered in the movie is worth watching, a spectacular and beautiful actress as she is. 

If you ask me, I would suggest you to ditch the propaganda movie like Thackeray and go for Manikarnika which is at least a historical movie not disguising as anything else.


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