The biographical period drama Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi starring Kangana Ranaut and Ankita Lokhande is performing well at the box-office. Helmed by Kangana and Krish, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is based on the life of Rani Laxmibai. Kangana’s film received mixed reviews of critics and it opened to a box-office collection of Rs 8.75 crore. The film collected Rs 18.10 crore on day 2, Rs 15.70 crore on day 3, Rs 5.10 crore on day 4 and Rs 4.75 crore on day 5. With this Manikarnika has crossed Rs 50 crore mark and the film has managed to collect a total of Rs 52.40 crore till day 5.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh stating the day 5 collection of Manikarnika wrote, ‘’ #Manikarnika crosses ₹ 50 cr... Despite positive feedback, the biz is clearly divided: Some circuits holding well, some aren’t... Weekend 2 crucial... Fri 8.75 cr, Sat 18.10 cr, Sun 15.70 cr, Mon 5.10 cr, Tue 4.75 cr. Total: ₹ 52.40 cr. India biz. #Hindi #Tamil #Telugu.’’
Earlier stating the worldwide collection of Manikarnika, Taran wrote, ‘’ #Manikarnika crosses $ 1.55 mn [₹ 11.03 cr] from international markets... Key markets: North America: $ 559k UAE-GCC: $ 471k UK: $ 118k ANZ + Fiji: $ 137k North America and other territories still being updated. #Overseas.’’
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi box office collection:
#Manikarnika crosses ₹ 50 cr... Despite positive feedback, the biz is clearly divided: Some circuits holding well, some aren’t... Weekend 2 crucial... Fri 8.75 cr, Sat 18.10 cr, Sun 15.70 cr, Mon 5.10 cr, Tue 4.75 cr. Total: ₹ 52.40 cr. India biz. #Hindi #Tamil #Telugu— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 30, 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.