Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Manikarnika’ director Krish BREAKS SILENCE on reports of him replacing Ketan Mehta!
Few days ago, Manikarnika -The Queen of Jhansi, starring Kangana Ranaut, was flagged off in Varanasi where Rani Lakshmibai was born. Says the film’s director Krish, “Many heroes had emerged from this struggle and she was the greatest of these heroes who left her imprint on a traditional male space. Ditto Kangana who is the hero of my film. There is no force equal to a woman determined to rise and that’s true of both these women.”
Krish’s name was suggested to producer Kamal Jain who is producing the film with Zee Studios by Baahubali writer K V Vijayendra Prasad who has penned the period drama.
But wasn’t Ketan Mehta supposed to direct Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi earlier? Krish turned wary and told Mumbai Mirror, “I don’t know anything about that. I came on board with a fresh script that Vijeyandra Prasad Sir has written and which I have been researching since the past few months.” He added that the shooting will start in Madhya Pradesh from mid-June preceded by reading sessions and workshops with the cast.
Earlier, speaking to the tabloid, Kangana said that she doesn’t see herself working with another director after Krish as she wants to …read more