Director Krish, who accused actor Kangana Ranaut of hijacking his film, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, spoke ‘for the last time’ about the controversy. Krish was removed from the film, and Kangana claimed to have re-shot significant parts of it, for which she took co-director credit.
In an appearance on Samantha Akkineni’s talk show, SamJam, Krish was asked about the controversy. “I really want to talk one last time,” he said.
“After Kangana and her team watched the film, I got a phone call after two days … As a narrator, I was afraid I would remain unknown to the world. As artists, we can show it to the world only when we have the right ones. opportunities, ”Krish said.
In a 2019 interview to SpotboyE, Krish challenged Kangana’s claim that she shot 70% of the film. “Kangana did 20-25% of the first half and 10-15% in the second half. I didn’t film a song and I didn’t film her entrance scene. In the second half, she even filmed some scenes that I did differently,” he said.
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He continued, “Kangana even told me that Zee Studios didn’t like what I was doing. It looked like a Bhojpuri movie. I laughed. People know my previous job. We argued, but she wanted her own way. I just didn’t. could understand, “adding that Kangana was rude over the phone and she” is rude all the time. “
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Kangana was accused of similar interference by writer Apurva Asrani, who accused her of taking over Simran. Director Hansal Mehta, calling his time in the film a “painful memory,” told the Huffington Post, “Sometimes I wish I never did. It wasn’t necessary. It was an unnecessary aberration in my career. It saddens me, it could be a lot.” better film. It had the potential to be a great film. It used to make me sad, but now it’s … It was a painful time. Every day. Besides, it’s hard to talk about it. a movie came out, I went through a very low phase mentally. I took therapy. The movie affected my mental health. I went into a shell, I didn’t want to meet people. I was in a period of very low self-confidence. “
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