Synopsis: Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is an upcoming Indian epic biographical film based on the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. It is being directed by Krish and produced by Zee Studios in association with Kamal Jain & Nishant Pitti. Kangana Ranaut plays the title role of Rani Laxmibai. Principal photography on the film began in May 2017 and is scheduled for release on August 2018.


  • Kangana Ranaut as Rani Laxmibai
  • Jisshu Sengupta as Gangadhar Rao
  • Atul Kulkarni as Tantia Tope
  • Sonu Sood as Sadashiv
  • Suresh Oberoi as Baji Rao II
  • Vaibhav Tatwawaadi as Puran Singh 
  • Ankita Lokhande as Jhalkaribai
  • Richard Keep as General Hugh Rose
  • Edward Sonnerblick
  • Nihar Pandya as Nana Sahib
  • Amit Behl as Dinkar Rao
  • Andy von Eich as Major Ellis
  • Billy Wilson as colonial soldier no. 19
  • Jacopo Blumberg as colonial soldier no. 20
  • Beniamin Perek as a colonial soldier no. 29
  • Barnaby Smith as colonial soldier no. 15
  • Brodie James as colonial soldier no. 30
  • Amir Abouriche as the horse whisperer
  • Wessel Burger as colonial soldier no. 14
  • Yannick Eckerl as colonial soldier no. 23
  • Simon Hamblin as British Officer no. 4
  • Andrew Johnson as Major Erskine
Hindi मणिकर्णिका
Directed by Krish
Produced by Zee Studios
Kamal Jain
Nishant Pitti
Written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad(Story)
Prasoon Joshi (Songs)
Starring Kangana Ranaut
Jisshu Sengupta
Ankita Lokhande
Atul Kulkarni
Sonu Sood
Vaibhav Tatwawaadi
Music by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Cinematography Gnana Shekar V.S.
Edited by Suraj Jagtap
Rama Krishna Arram
Kairos Kontent Studios
Distributed by Zee Studios
Release date
  • 27 April 2018
Country India
Language Hindi


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