11 February,New Delhi
The Brahmin Samaj has withdrawn the protest for Kangana Ranaut starrer ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’ after the movie’s team gave them assurance that there was nothing derogatory in the film and no facts have been distorted, trade sources said.
The Sarva Brahman Mahasabha alleged that the ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’ had distorted the facts.
According to the group, the period drama based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai was allegedly going to depict a love affair between her and a British man. The film was going to be indefinitely postponed, according to the sources.
The producer of the film held a press conference with the Sarv Brahmin Mahasabha representatives to allay their apprehensions.
‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’ is an upcoming 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 and Nishant Pitti. Kangana plays the title role of Rani Laxmibai and it is based on her life and her war against the British East India Company, during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
The movie also stars Atul Kulkarni, Ankita Lokhande and Suresh Oberoi in pivotal roles. The film is slated to release on April 27 this year.