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Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika is in trouble with a Brahmin group

By: Keerthi Mohan

Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika is not a biopic, but it has attracted the unwanted attention of Sarva Brahman Mahasabha, a Brahmin group from Rajasthan, who claims the film distorts history. Manikarnika is based on Rani, a book authored by Jaishree Misra, which claims that the queen of Jhansi had an affair with British officer Robert Ellis. Sarva Brahman Mahasabha president Suresh Mishra reportedly held a press conference in Jaipur to raise objections to scenes portraying love affair between Rani of Jhansi and Ellis. He said, “We learnt about it from our friends and acquaintances in various parts of Rajasthan where some scenes…

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