Kangana Ranaut thanks Manikarnika, Panga teams after National Award win: ‘Please share the award with me’


Actor Kangana Ranaut expressed gratitude in the direction of the inventive teams of Manikarnika and Panga, after she obtained the finest actor honour at the 67th National Awards on Monday.

The actor turned the National Award recipient for the fourth time as she was recognised for her efficiency in each Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019) and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s 2020 drama Panga. Kangana, who took over the reins of Manikarnika after director Krish stepped down, thanked the writers of each the movies and Ashwiny for her large win.

The video begins with Kangana thanking the Manikarnika staff– beginning with writers KV Vijayendra Prasad, who wrote the screenplay of Manikarnika, and Prasoon Joshi, who penned the movie’s dialogues.

Kangana Ranaut starred as Rani Lakshmi Bai in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. (Photo: Kangana Ranaut/Instagram)

“I was also the director on Manikarnika… I would like to thank our writers, Vijayendra sir, Prasoon sir, music directors Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, our producer Kamal ji (Kamal Jain), my full team, Ankita (Lokhande), Danny sir (Denzongpa) and all my co-stars. I am sorry if I don’t remember any name. These people have supported me so much that I will be forever grateful to them. Thank you everyone for making the film successful. Please share this win with me.”

In the second half of the video, Kangana talks about Ashwiny and the Panga staff, together with Chhichhore director Nitesh Tiwari and Nikhil Mehrotra, who wrote the movie. “Ashwiny ma’am, thank you very much, Nitesh sir, Nikhil, who wrote the story. This film is of so many people, Thank you, people. Thank you, jury… my fans, who have been so supportive,” says the actor.

kangana ranaut panga national award Kangana Ranaut performed a kabaddi participant in Panga. (Photo: Kangana Ranaut/Instagram)

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi noticed Kangana in the function of Rani of Jhansi, certainly one of the leaders of the first Indian battle of independence in 1857. It co-starred Jisshu Sengupta, Atul Kulkarni and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub. While Panga noticed her as a kabaddi participant, whose love for the sport triumphs all odds. The movie additionally featured Jassi Gill, Richa Chadha and Neena Gupta in pivotal roles.


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