‘She Indeed Looks Like The Rani Of Jhansi’: Kangana Ranaut’s 'Manikarnika' Leaves Veteran Actresses Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh Impressed

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Veteran actors Waheeda Rehman and Asha Parekh have praised Kangana Ranaut for her performance and direction in her latest ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’. The duo was shown the film Wednesday evening at a special screening, along with other yesteryear stars

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Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman has praised Kangana Ranaut for her performance and direction in her latest ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’. 

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The epic drama features Ranaut in the titular role of the iconic freedom fighter. 

"I am highly impressed by Kangana's performance and direction in 'Manikarnika'. She looks absolutely fabulous and beautiful. 

"I am really happy and proud of her. God bless her and wishing her all the best," Rehman, 80, said in a statement. 

She was shown the film Wednesday evening at a special screening, along with other yesteryear stars. 

Veteran actor-director Asha Parekh, who was also present at the screening, lauded Ranaut for her work in the film. 

"I really liked it, she has done a great job and worked really hard. I hope the film runs for a very long time... She indeed looks like the Rani of Jhansi in the film," Parekh, 76, said. 

'Manikarnika' enjoyed a good first week at the box office, aided by the Republic Day holiday, earning over Rs 50 crore in just five days.  

READ: 'Manikarnika' Actress Slams Kangana Ranaut Says 'To Glorify Yourself, You Don't Need To Put Others Down'

The film, however, has mired into a controversy over the direction credit between Krish and Ranaut.

(With inputs from PTI)

 

 

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