Kangana Ranaut will be seen playing Jhansi ki Rani, Rani Laxmibai, in the upcoming film ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’. Rani Laxmibai was the first woman leader of the first Indian war of Independence in 1857. The film story has been written by K.V. Vijayendra Prasad who has films like ‘Baahubali’ and ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ to his credit. The movie will release on April 27, 2018.