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Kangana 'thrilled' to have battle scar on face!

News Agencies | Updated on: 20 July 2017, 17:00 IST

Kanagana Ranaut escaped a near-fatal accident while shooting an intense sword fighting scene for her upcoming film 'Manikarnika- The Queen of Jhansi.'

Reportedly, she was engaging in a fierce battle scene with co-star Nihar Pandya, when the latter's sword hit her forehead, leaving her all in blood. Presently, the shooting of the film is taking place in Hyderabad.

Though it was a serious injury, according to leading news daily, she was actually happy experiencing Rani Laxmibai's life.

"I am a bit embarrassed to be thrilled to have a battle scar on my face. Also, people from my team have been telling me that it's like that Peshwa teeka that Manikarnika wore. It's a bit dramatic but I am excited that my face was covered in blood and I got a genuine and authentic glimpse of the Queen's life," she told Mid-Day.

The 'Queen' star was rushed to Apollo hospital, Hyderabad and got 15 stitches on her forehead. She will be kept under observation for some time.

Directed by Krish, 'Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi' will reportedly release in April next year.


First published: 20 July 2017, 17:00 IST