Director Krish who delivered blockbuster with a biopic film Gautamiputra Satakarni that starred Natasimha Nandamuri Balakrishna is gearing up to start another biopic of the fierce queen Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi. The film is titled Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi after Laxmibhai’s original name will have Bollywood 'Queen' Kangana Ranaut playing the title role.
Kangana Ranaut's conceptual sketch as Manikarnika is out and she looks stupefying in it. The actress is undergoing vigorous training in horse riding, sword fight and other physical training required for to portray Rani Lakshmibai. The film to be produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali will go on floors soon.