- Manikarnika will be Kangana Ranaut's first period film
- "Kangana Ranaut is like a true goddess on the movie set," he said
- Jisshu Sengupta plays Kangana Ranaut's husband in the film
Jisshu will be seen playing the role of Maharaja Gangadhar Rao Newalkar, who married Manikarnika (later renamed Rani Laxmibai), played by Kangana Ranaut.
Revealing details about his character and look from the film Jisshu told IANS, "I have done a lot of fictional reading already for my role. The way the director has envisioned this film, I can't wait for it to release and I have to thank Neeta Lulla for the amazing costumes."
The film is particularly based on the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi and her fight against the British East India Company, highlighting the famous rebellion of 1857.
(With IANS inputs)
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