After, Padmaavat it's Kangana Ranaut starring Manikarnika that has fallen pray to the idiocy of fringe groups. "The film showcases Rani Laxmibai in a most respectful manner and is an inspirational story which every kid and every member of a family would love to see.We as country would be proud to showcase the bravery, courage and heroism of Rani Laxmibai to the world". "It is idle talk and I don't know why it is being said", PTI quoted the actress as saying.
"We are hurt and upset. He is so impressed with the character that he has named his daughter Manikarnika too", Kangana added.
Kangana asserted that Rani Laxmibai is the "daughter of India" and the movie only contains sequences that will bring pride and glory to her stature rather than shame.
Meanwhile, Vijayendra has assured fans that there is no such scene in the film that would bring disrespect to the queen.
Well, now that it's all sorted, we can't wait for the film to continue shooting, and release without any trouble!
To which, he added, "The film's title is Manikarnika, because it is her name!" Her parents named her that because she was born in Kasi and the Manikarnika Ghat there is very famous.
Denying the claims, writer Vijayendra Prasad clearly stated that he didn't write anything objectionable as he has a great liking and respect for the historical figure who had been one of the greatest influences during the first war of Indian Independence. It will now open in theatres on August 3.
It is being directed by Krish and produced by Zee Studios in association with Kamal Jain.
The film is based on the life of Rani Laxmibai and shows the relationship between her and a British officer, a Brahmin group has claimed.