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AN ODE TO THE BRAVEHEART QUEEN

DNMUM430659 | 1/26/2019 | Author : Meena Iyer | WC :620

Movie Review

Film: Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi
(Biopic-Drama-Action)


Duration: 2 hours, 38 minutes
Language: Hindi (U/A)

Story: Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi was the first woman in the history of India to take on the might of the British Empire by igniting the first war for Independence in 1857. Manikarnika (Kangana Ranaut) was born in a Brahmin family, but raised as a Kshatriya (warrior). She was later christened Laxmibai by her husband, Maharaj Gangadhar Rao (Jisshu Sengupta) of Jhansi. Not only did the Queen of Jhansi refuse to let the British annex her princely state after her husband’s death, this braveheart also fought till the very end
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