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: Wowwwww Kangana Ranaut fucking swept me away with her sheer intensity in Manikarnika ..Last I witnessed such fury and ferocity was only in BRUCE LEE in ENTER THE DRAGON .
Madhur Bhandarkar: Dear Kangana Ranaut you are a One Man Army in life & also a One Woman Show in film Manikarnika.Your Flawless performance is captivating intense, controlled, with sheer brilliance. You deserve all the accolades & awards for Manikarnika, hands down.
Milap Zaveri: Do yourself a favor and go see #anikarnika See it for the passion of Kangana. For our history. For our freedom that we take so lightly. Jai Hind.
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. Kangana Ranaut Manikarnika
Vivek Agnihotri: 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. Kangana Ranaut is the finest talent we have. Take a bow Kangana and Zee Studios
The word of mouth for the movie has been excellent. People have been sharing that they had goose bumps after watching the movie. Early trends suggests that the business for Manikarnika will be brisk even on Sunday and many cinema halls will have packed theatres today as well.
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 ANZ.