Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut is set to return with the second episode of the Manikarnika franchise.
The film, titled Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda, revolves around the life of Didda, Kashmir’s first ruler, sometimes referred to as “Cleopatra of Kashmir.” Didda ruled Kashmir directly and indirectly for around five decades in the 10th and 11th centuries.
According to development sources, Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda is being assembled on an international level. The film is jointly produced by Kangana and Kamal Jain, who funded the first part, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019).
The film is expected to hit the ground in January 2022.
The first film in the Manikarnika franchise, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, based on the life of Rani Lakshmi Bai, played Kangana Ranaut, Atul Kulkarni, Ankita Lokhande, Jisshu Sengupta, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub and Vaibhav Tatwawaadi. Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi and Kangana shared the director’s credits.