Television's Heartthrob Taher Shabbir To Play Sangram Singh In Kangana Ranaut's 'Manikarnika'

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The Kangana Ranaut starrer 'Manikarnika' shoot is in full-steam and the further developments on the same may intrigue her followers.

Written By Shreya Thakur | Mumbai | Updated On:

The Kangana Ranaut starrer 'Manikarnika' shoot is in full-steam and the further developments on the same may intrigue her followers. Since Kangana has taken over reins of the film to complete the patchwork ahead of its release, the film’s shoot has been going on at lightening's pace with an exciting new development taking place almost every day. 

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The latest we hear is that the cast of of 'Manikarnika' has a brand new addition. Television star Taher Shabbir will be seen essaying the role of Sangram Singh,  a rebel, who joined Rani Lakshmi Bai and other heroes in the 1857 war of Independence against the British and played an important role in what the Britisher's called a Mutiny. The young lad is good at horse riding and his sword- fighting lessons have started with action director Nick Powell. 

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The team will start shooting with him at ND Studio in Karjat towards the end of the month as soon as they wrap up shooting two songs for the film. The shoot of one song featuring Kangana Ranaut and Ankita Lokhande is currently in progress and then another one with the leading lady and her husband played by Jisshu Sengupta will start filming on September 18. 

Buzz is that Taher plays a pivotal role and has many scenes with Kangana in the film. When asked about being approached for Manikarnika, Taher said Kangana is like a family and he is very happy to be a part of the film. It is hectic but it feels awesome.

Kangana is currently shooting climax scenes with Nick. Zeeshan Ayyub who now plays Sadshiv Narayan Rao will begin shooting for his sequences in a few days. With all the developments with this film we definitely can't wait for the trailer. 'Manikarnika: The Queen OF Jhansi'  produced by Zee Studios, Kamal Jain and Kairos kontent studios is slated to release on January 25. The teaser is expected to be out on 2nd October 2018.



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