Kangana Ranaut's Rani Lakshmibai biopic WON'T be directed by Ketan Mehta – Ketan Mehta no longer to direct Kangana Ranaut for Rani Lakshmi biopic
Ketan Mehta who was to helm the Rani Lakshmibai biopic starring Kangana Ranaut is no longer associated with the film. The actress has moved on with the biopic and she will now be directed by Telugu director Krish reports Mid-Day. She is slated to start shooting for the film from Thursday, the day she celebrates her 30th birthday.
Titled Manikarnika, the story has been written by KV Vijayendra Prasad of Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Baahubali fame. As far as Ketan's biopic is concerned, a source is quoted saying that the filmmaker wanted to make the film in English for an international audience but Kangana was not on board with it.
Now, Kangana's film is being made by a fresh team with a another studio backing it.