Kangana Ranaut’s film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is receiving sustained response at the box office. The film that also features TV actress Ankita Lokhande, who made her Bollywood debut with it, is a biographical period drama based on the life of Rani Laxmibai. The film opened with a box-office collection of Rs 8.75 crore and it slowly took pace. The film earned Rs 18.10 crore on Day 2, Rs 15.70 crore on Day 3, Rs 5.10 crore on day 4, Rs 4.75 crore on Day 5 and Rs 4.50 crore on Day 6. The film made a collection of Rs 2.05 crore on Tuesday and made a total collection of Rs 80.95 crore till date.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh stating the Day 11 collection of the film wrote, ‘’#Manikarnika is maintaining at lower levels... [Week 2] Fri 3.50 cr, Sat 5.25 cr, Sun 6.75 cr, Mon 2.25 cr, Tue 2.05 cr. Total: ₹ 80.95 cr. India biz. #Hindi #Tamil #Telugu.’’
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi box office collection:
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 6, 2019
The queen of Bollywood Kangana Ranaut is popular for stupendous performances in every kind of role she has been offered raising the bar of expectations for her audience in Manikarnika as well. She was fierce and looked every bit convincing. She effortlessly brought Manikarnikma to life on the screen.
On the other hand, television actress Ankita Lokhande looks impressive as Jhalkari Bai in the film. Ankita's dance performance in the first half of the film also sings the praises of actress's talent. The film also stars actors including Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub Khan, Atul Kulkarni, Kulbhushan Kharbanda in important roles doing justice to their respective characters.