Kangana Ranaut yet again proves that she is the Queen of Box office collections. The talented actress has delivered hits like Tanu Weds Manu, Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Queen at the box office and now she is doing it all over again with Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.
The movie started on a high note and recorded a whopping 130% increase on the Day 2 at the box office and collected a whopping 18.10 crore taking the total for 2 days to 27 Cr just in India alone.It is by far the biggest single day collection for a women oriented film in the history of Bollywood. The earlier record was held by Tanu Weds Manu Returns, which too had Kangana Ranaut as the main lead.
The audience just cannot stop raving about the work of the actor-director in the movie and critics too have all praises for the movie. From her action sequences to a whistle worthy performance, she has surpassed every expectation.
Many Bollywood directors have taken to Twitter to praise Kangana’s performance as an actor and director. They have even gone on to say, that Kangana Ranaut has performed best action sequences ever in Indian film industry.
Here is what they are Tweeting:
Ram Gopal Varma:
— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) January 26, 2019
Dear #KanganaRanaut you are a #OneManArmy in life & also a #OneWomanShow in film #Manikarnika.Your Flawless performance is captivating intense, controlled, with sheer brilliance. You deserve all the accolades & awards for #Manikarnika, hands down.🙏
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) January 27, 2019
Do yourself a favor and go see #Manikarnika See it for the passion of Kangana. For our history. For our freedom that we take so lightly. Jai Hind.
— Milap (@zmilap) January 26, 2019
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari:
For every woman who is a warrior within to fight her battles on the path to freedom.For every little girl who represents Rani Laxmi Bai.The fearless human who inspires & has infinite love for our beloved country.Yesterday & today her spirit continues. #KanganaRanaut #Manikarnika pic.twitter.com/qiL4yAdotf
— Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (@Ashwinyiyer) January 25, 2019
Tomm on Republic day, let’s salute India’s biggest warrior queen, one of our bravest freedom fighters, Rani Lakshmi Bai! Trust me you will love it. A must for every Indian. #KanganRanaut is the finest talent we have. Take a bow Kangana and @ZeeStudios_ https://t.co/XioQLYMwXq
— Vivek Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) January 24, 2019
The word of mouth for the movie has been excellent. People have been sharing that they had goose bumps after watching the movie.
Overseas : Manikarnika -The Queen of Jhansi SMASHES box office crossing 1 MILLION in 2 days (Fri-Sat) in overseas markets. With extremely positive word of mouth, the film has seen 54% growth in UK, 65% growth in Singapore and 25% in Australia and New Zealand.