Vastavam web: Telugu director Krish’s second Bollywood outing is the biopic on valiant queen of Jhansi, Lakshmi Bhai which has been titled as Manikarnika.The first look poster has been unveiled today on the eve of Independence Day.Kangana Ranaut looks royal and fierce as warrior princess Laxmibai on the FIRST poster of Manikarnika. The film is based on Laxmibai’s war against the East India Company during the Rebellion in 1857.Kangana Ranaut has shot for the film over the past year. Kangana Ranaut got injured during the film’s shoot and had to be rushed to the hospital. Manikarnika has been directed by Krish and has been written by K V Vijayendra Prasad. Manikarnika also stars Ankita Lokhande, Sonu Sood, Atul Kulkarni and Jisshu Sengupta in vital roles. The goosebump-inducing poster also confirms that the film will hit the screens on January 25th, 2019, a day before Republic Day.