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President Ram Nath Kovind felicitates Manikarnika team

President Ram Nath Kovind attended the special screening of Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika before its theatrical release.

SNS | New Delhi |

President Ram Nath Kovind attended the special screening of Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika before its theatrical release at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

The event, that took place on Friday, was attended by the cast and crew of the film where the President felicitated all of them.

On January 19, the President of India took to Twitter and shared a few pictures of the felicitation ceremony.

“President Kovind watched a special screening of the film ‘Manikarnika’, based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre; felicitated the cast and crew of the film,” the tweet read.

“We are extremely honoured, glad and proud that the President will be watching this film before its theatrical release. I congratulate team ZEE Studios for getting this opportunity and I wish them all the success,” Punit Goenka, the Managing Director and CEO of ZEE Entertainment Enterprises, said in a statement.

Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi is a film that captures the life story of Rani Laxmibai. Directed by Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi and Kangana Ranaut, the film also stars Danny Denzongpa, Ankita Lokhande, Atul Kulkarni, Suresh Oberoi, and Jisshu Sengupta in key roles.

Produced by Zee Studios in association with Kamal Jain and Nishant Pitti, the movie will release on January 25.