Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi is a biographical film based on the life incidents of Rani Laxmibhai of Jhansi KV Vijayendra Prasad penned the screenplay Di

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi Movie Review

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi Movie Review Hindi Movie Review
By nettv4u.com
Review for the film " Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi"
Runtime: 2 Hours 28 Minutes
Certificate: UA
Released: 25-01-2019
Genre: Drama, Biography
3.5 / 5.0

CAST & CREW


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Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi is a biographical film based on the life incidents of Rani Laxmibhai of Jhansi. KV Vijayendra Prasad penned the screenplay. Director Krish and Kangana Ranaut jointly directed the film. The movie is produced by Kamal Jain and Nishant Pitti along with Zee Studios. Kangana Ranaut, Atul Kulkarni, Richard Keep, Jisshu Sengupta, Suresh Oberoi, Vaibhav Tatwawaadi, Danny Dezongpa, Ankita Lokhande, Yash Tonk, “ Mishti,” Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Unnati Davara, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Nalneesh Neel and Manish Wadhwa. Amitabh Bachchan narrated the film. Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy composed the songs. Sanchit Balhara and Ankit Balhara composed the BGM. Kiran Deohans and Gnana Shekar VS cranked the camera. Rameshwar Bhagat and Suraj Jagtap edited the film.

Plot

The film is about how Laxmibhai grew up and how she became the Warrior Queen and fought against the British for her nation.

Star Performance

Kangana attracts the audience in each scene when she appears. Manikarnika is definitely one of the best performances of Kangana. She has just lived the queen. Her emotions are fantastic. In action sequences, Kangana excelled well. Thanks to the action choreographer and director Krish for bringing out the best from Kangana. Although the rest of the stars didn’t have much to do, they still satisfy the audiences. Ankita Lokhande, Atul Kulkarni, Jisshu Sengupta, Danny Dezongpa and Kulbhushan Kharbanda did their best to the character provided.

Analysis

Although the film is not by a well-set historical filmmaker, it definitely satisfies the audiences. Hats off to your efforts, Kangana! Director Krish had supported her well in the action blocks. Though the people enter the theaters with huge expectation, the narration by Amitabh hypes up the expectations for the film. His fantastic voice over and Kangana’s excellent execution receive appreciation. The songs and the BGM are good. The cinematography is really a breathtaking one. Wow! Excellent work by the cinematographers. They had captured the scenes so naturally and the background colors are vibrant. The second half is a bit lengthy and this is where the film, slightly slips.

What’s There?

  • Kangana’s excellent performance as an actor and a director
  • Action sequences are perfect
  • Cinematography and the music are excellent

What’s Not There?

  • The second half is lengthy

Verdict

Manikarnika is a patriotic film that has the excellent performance of Kangana. This film will definitely impress everyone and hence, you could go and watch it with your family. Manikarnika – Patriotism Overloaded


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