Mumbai: Bollywood queen Kangana Ranaut is now all set to take on the character of Rani Lakshmibai in her next film ‘Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi’.
Kangana will be seen essaying the role of the warrior queen of Jhansi. However, the first sketch of her look from the period drama has surfaced on social media.
In this sketch she looks like Rani Lakshmibai avatar. As part of preparations for her role, the actress is reportedly taking horse riding and sword fighting lessons.
“Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi” is being directed by Krish and is written by KV Vijayendra Prasad. Manikarnika is the birth name of Rani Lakshmi Bai.
The film shoot will begin in the first week of June.