The New Year is closely lurking by and 2019 holds a lot of promise when it comes to quality Bollywood releases. With inviting titles such as 'Super 30', 'Bharat', 'Brahmastra', 'Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi' and the likes all lined up for release starting the beginning of the new year, 2019 seems to be ready to take care of our entertainment needs.
From the brightest directors to premier star cast, all these movies have a lot to offer. However, it is Kangana Ranaut starrer 'Manikarnika' that's been garnering a lot of attention ever since the movie the announced. But the latest reports related to the movie have peaked people's interest like never before.View this post on Instagram
#Repost @koimoi • • • 2nd October IT IS! The teaser of #Manikarnika is just couple of days away. Share you EXCITEMENT! . . . . . . . #ManikarnikaTeaserOn2Oct #KanganaRanaut #Manikarnika @zeestudiosofficial @lokhandeankita @mohdzeeshanayyub @senguptajisshu #koimoi
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According to a latest TOI report, Kangana has used 150-year-old weapons to play her part to perfection in the movie. Not just that, even the shield she carries is said to weigh 5 kgs!
It is being said that the creators of 'Manikarnika' wanted to recreate the bygone era of Indian history and bring the past into reality on-screen. Talking in detail about the props they have used in the film, this is what Kangana said in a latest Instagram post:View this post on Instagram
#KanganaRanaut & Action director #NickPowell ensured that they used artillery that were prevalent in 19th century Staying true to Rani Laxmibai's weapons of choice, Ranaut - apart from sword fighting - used caplock pistols (a small one-shot handgun) & Brown Bess cavalry carbine "Rifles were new for people at that time; only a few used them.While the British army used Enfield rifles,Rani Laxmibai preferred swords.I was fascinated with the 150-year-old weapons we used in the film.I also had to carry a shield that weighed about 5kg #ManikarnikaTheQueenOfJhansi #Manikarnikatraileron18Dec #Manikarnika @neeta_lulla @zeestudiosofficial @kamaljain_thekj
A post shared by Kangana Ranaut (@team_kangana_ranaut) on Dec 13, 2018 at 3:17am PST
When the teaser released earlier in October, the audience came forward to laud Kangana on her stellar performance as the warrior queen of Jhansi. The action sequences in the movie have predominantly garnered a lot of praise, besides the set and story that the movie explores.
Take a look at the riveting teaser here:
'Manikarnika' is scheduled to release on 25th January, and this one looks like a mega blockbuster of 2019. What do you think?