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Veteran actors Waheeda Rehman and Asha Parekh praise Kangana for ‘Manikarnika’

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Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’ was released this 25th of January after crossing many hurdles. From Sonu Sood’s exit to director Krish’s fight over who deserves the director’s credit to actor Mishti Chakraborty expressing her disappointment, the film has been surrounded with many controversies before and post-release. Also, filmmakers Pooja Bhatt and Bejoy Nambiar have lambasted Kangana. However, the film has so far managed to earn around Rs. 60 crores.

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Amidst all controversies, there is a piece of good news for the ‘Queen’ actress as veteran actress Waheeda Rehman is proud of actress-turned-director Kangana Ranaut for directing a film like ‘Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi’.

Notably, Waheeda Rehman and Asha Parekh on Wednesday saw the film at a special screening on Wednesday. While interacting with media post-screening, Waheeda Rehman said, “I called Kangana to show me this movie because I was very keen. I really liked the film. She has done a really good job – acting and directing. She is also looking very beautiful in the film. I am so happy and proud of her that she has made this film and given a great performance as well,” said the actress, who ruled the silver screen for decades.

On the other hand, Asha Parekh also praised Kangana. The actress who ruled 1960s and 70s said, “She has done a lot of hard work for the film and she has done a really nice job. She looks exactly like the Rani of Jhansi, regal in every aspect. I hope the film runs for a very long time.”

In the meantime, Kangana was spotted enjoying skiing in the Swiss Alps. Taking to social media, Kangana Ranaut’s sister Rangoli shared a video of Kangana Ranaut enjoying skiing in the snow is like a pro.

Directed by Kangana Ranaut and Krish, ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’ also features Jishu Sengupta, Suresh Oberoi, Danny Denzongappa, Atul Kulkarni, Ankita Lokhande, Misti, Unnati Davera and Manish Wadhwa in pivotal roles. The film, which is based on the valour and sacrifice of Rani Laxmibai, has received rave reviews from all quarters.

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