Much anticipated movie Manikarnika, depicting the life and struggles of queen Laxmibai of Jhansi has finally hit the theatres on 25th January and is slowly stepping on towards its success. Starring actress Kangana Ranaut in the lead role, the movie has been successful in gaining a positive response from the audience on its release.
On the opening day of the release, Manikarnika was able to earn an amount of Rs 8.75. On the next two days of its release, the movie earned Rs 18.10 crore and Rs 15.70 crore respectively summing it up to a total amount of Rs 42.55 crore till now.
Despite being in cinemas with Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Thackeray, the movie has not faced any negative outcomes on its box office collection and continues to stand intact. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about Manikarnika’s box office collection by writing, “#Manikarnika has an excellent weekend… Crosses ₹ 40 cr mark after a sluggish start [Day 1]… Kangana’s biggest opener… Delhi, NCR, UP, Punjab and Rajasthan have performed best… Fri 8.75 cr, Sat 18.10 cr, Sun 15.70 cr. Total: ₹ 42.55 cr. India biz. #Hindi #Tamil #Telugu.”
On a relatable note, the direction of Kangana Ranaut and Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi, Manikarnika is a biographical drama based on the life of Queen Laxmibai. Apart from Kangana Ranaut, the movie also casts famous television actress Ankita Lokhande playing a pivotal role in the movie.
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