Veteran and legendary actor Manoj Kumar has given us memorable films with his iconic performances in Bollywood films. His impactful acting and characters are still remembered by everyone even today.
Also known as Manoj Bharat Kumar, he is the pioneer of patriotic films in India which includes his career’s best performances in Shaheed (1965) based on life of Bhagat Singh, the Independence revolutionary – Upkaar (1967), Purab aur Paschim (1970), Beimaan (1972), Roti Kapda Aur Makaan (1974), Sanyasi (1975), Dus Numbri (1976), and Kranti (1981).
Manoj Kumar was recently invited as a special guest during the screening of Manikarnika in Mumbai which features Kangana Ranaut playing the leading role of Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi.
Evergreen and legendary actor Manoj Kumar has praised the film saying:
“The national hero Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi sleeping in history since so many years has been immortalized and made alive by Kangana’s extraordinary and versatile performance in the film. I feel that Kangana was born to do this role. Everyone has done fabulous work in the film. But with the evergreen chant of Har Har Mahadev in Manikarnika, Kangana has made Jhansi Ki Rani alive once again. Kangana zindabad ! Maharani Jhansi zindabad!”
Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi narrates the story and life of our country’s first fierce female warrior queen Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi who is a national hero and epitomizes bravery and stealth. The movie is all set to hit screens tomorrow.