The reel battle of Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, featuring Kangana Ranaut in the lead role along with actors Sonu Sood turned into a real one when the actor made an abrupt exit from this drama accusing her trying to interfere and instruct him repeatedly.
Their bitter relation reached when the actress took over as the director and wanted to chop off Sonu’s role significantly. But the actor no longer able to cope with her hegemony finally said decided to bow out of the project.
Sonu had earlier worked with Farah Khan. Producer of the Manikarnika Kamal Jain says that he is pained to part ways with the actor and this is mutually decided due to the actor’s unavailability of time.
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Kangana took over the cudgel of director of the movie when original director Krish got another biopic film based on the life of NTR. The actor had developed a difference in opinion with Kangana as soon as she began to shortening his role.
Earlier the actress said that even after the writers narrated the film and the producers showed him the script he refused to meet her. He opposed to working under a woman director and it is really amusing. He has neither dates nor faith in her.
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To this Sonu retorted that the gender of the director is not the real issue. It is only competence. He had earlier worked with competent women director like Farah Khan. He has a great professional equation and they are still best friends. But Kangana is playing the victim card, the woman card and her making of this whole issue about male chauvinism are really ridiculous.
It is also reported that Sonu had earlier filming with Rohit Shetty’s Simmba and he was asked to reshoot several portions for Manikarnika by Kangana.
Since the actor is sporting a bear for Simmba starring Ranveer Singh but for Manikarnika he had to be in clean-shaven. He had asked by the makers of Manikarnika to finish the reshoots after he completes his schedule for Simmba. But they did not listen to him and he finally decided to quit the movie.
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