Kangana Ranaut on Manikarnika controversy: Fringe group is defaming Rani Laxmibai

Kangana Ranaut on Manikarnika controversy: Fringe group is defaming Rani Laxmibai

Kangana Ranaut on Manikarnika controversy: Fringe group is defaming Rani Laxmibai

Brahmin Mahasabha in Rajasthan is all set to revolt against the movie based on their claim that the movie has a love scene between Rani Laxmibai and a British official.

"We have raised the issue so that nobody plays with history and hurts sentiments of the society", he added.

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Manikarnika, a biopic which features Kangana Ranaut as Rani Laxmibai is slated to release on August 3. "The film's title is Manikarnika, because it is her name!"

In a recent interaction, Kangana addressed the growing controversy about Manikarnika. "It's really bad on our part to even think about creating such controversies for a woman who gave a tough fight to the British rulers while fighting alone for the country's sake", she said to the press in Jodhpur. We can not even think like that, the kind of things they are saying. "She is a symbol of valor and the film's story depicts the same". The writer of the film, Vijayendra Prasad has named his daughter Manikarnika. Reportedly, what they are saying is actually defaming.

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Directed by Krish and produced by Zee Studios in association with Kamal Jain, Kangana essays the lead role of Rani Laxmibai, while Sonu Sood essays the male lead. The makers of the film have reached an agreement with Sarv Brahmin Mahasabha on Saturday.

Mishra, earlier wrote letters to Jain enquiring about the writers of the film, profile of the historians consulted and details of songs in the film, if any. "After they gave us a written assurance to this effect, we have chose to withdraw our protest", claimed SBM president Suresh Mishra. "We have withdrawn our protest but we want to make this clear once again that no distortion of history would be tolerated", Mishra added.

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"There was no demand made by the Brahmin outfit to see the film before release".

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