New Delhi, Jan 28 : Kangana Ranaut starrer 'Manikarnika:The Queen of Jhansi' witnessed an excellent weekend on the box office, with total collection of Rs 42.55 crore, trade sources said on Monday.
'Kangana’s biggest opener 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi' performed best in Delhi, NCR, UP, Punjab and Rajasthan,' the sources said. 'The movie earned Rs 8.75 crore on Friday, Rs 18.10 crore on Saturday and Rs 15.70 crore on Sunday, pushing the total to Rs 42.55 crore,' sources added.
'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi' is an epic biographical period drama based on the life of the Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. It is directed by Krish and Kangana Ranaut and produced by Zee Studios in association with Kamal Jain and Nishant Pitti.
The film stars Kangana Ranaut in the titular role. A special screening of the film was organised by Zee Entertainment for President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Cultural Centre on January 18.
The film was released on 3700 screens in 50 countries worldwide in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The flick released on January 25, and is running successfully on the box office. UNI