The film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, starring actress Kangana Ranaut has now got new member in its cast : Former Bigg Boss contestant Vivek Mishra .
“I’m really happy to star in the film. The film itself will help to educate the generation. It will teach the meaning of love for the nation. Queen of Jhansi was an inspiring figure,” Vivek Mishra said in a statement reported IANS.
“I enjoy being a part of such movies. Earlier, I was a part of Aamir Khan’s Mangal Pandey: The Rising,” he added.
On his role in the upcoming film, he said, “I am playing Sipahsalar. My role will be close to Jhalkari Bai, portrayed by actress Ankita Lokhande.”
Vivek finds Kangana “kind as we can imagine how Laksmi Bai was. She has a very pure and lovely soul. She is beautiful and amazingly talented”.
Meanwhile , as the film finds itself in a controversy, lead actress Kangana Ranaut according to various media reports has said there was nothing controversial in her upcoming movie Manikarnika, adding that the controversy is being created just for the simple reason that a few people want to get famous.
“There is nothing controversial in Manikarnika. It’s really bad on our part to even think about creating such controversies for a woman who gave a tough fight to the British rulers while fighting alone for the country’s sake,” she said in Jodhpur.