Based on the true story of the Queen Lakshmi Bai, Jhansi Ki Rani is a popular Hindi historical drama with Ulka Gupta featuring as the young Queen Lakshmi Bai. Kratika Sengar assumed the queen’s role later.
The Hindi TV show Jhansi Ki Rani was released on 18th August, 2009.
The story of Jhansi Ki Rani is of an ordinary girl who transforms into an extraordinary queen. Her bravery before the British is an undying inspiration. Her passion inspired several revolutionaries to eventually free the country.
Jhansi Ki Ranisheds light on hitherto unknown facts about Queen Lakshmi Bai. This drama TV show rightly acknowledges her bravery, chivalry, and patriotism. Laksmi Bai was the daughter of Maratha Brahmin Moropant Tambe from Varanasi. Called Manikarnika when young, she defeated boys in kabaddi while most girls her age did housework.
Manikarnika wed Jhansi's king, Gangadhar Rao, when just a little girl. Widowed as a teenager, she became a formidable warrior and personified feminine strength. The TV show portrays how an ordinary woman became a leader in India’s freedom struggle.
The Hindi drama TV show Jhansi Ki Ranicomprises a single season with 480 episodes.
Cast - Character
Ulka Gupta - Young Rani Lakshmi Bai
Kratika Sengar - Queen Lakshmi Bai
Sameer Dharmadhikari - King Gangadhar Rao Newalkar
Amit Pachori -Tantya Tope
Hemant Choudhary - Raghunath Singh
Ravindra Mankani - Baji Rao II
Manoj Verma - Ghulam Ghaus Khan (best gunman of Jhansi state)
Aruna Irani - Vahini Sahiba
Alexx O'NellBen Kaplan - Major Robert W. Ellis
Gary Richardson - Earl of Dalhousie
David Steele - Captain Mac
Edward Sonnenblick - Captain James
Thomas Munro - Hugh Henry Rose
Direction - Jitendra Srivastava, Dharmesh Shah
Production - Anup Magar, Manish Singh, Tanveer Alam
Screenplay and dialogues - Malvika Asthana, Ila Datta, Virendra Singh Patyal, Virendra Singh Patya, Rajesh Saksham, Mairaj Zaidi
Editor - Paresh Shah
Cinematographer - Deepak Pandey
Composer of title song ‘Bhag Firangi Bhag’ - Rajesh Saksham
1. Zee TV made the story of Rani Lakshmi Bai into a popular TV show in 2007, the 150th anniversary of the Indian Revolt of 1857.
2. Scriptwriter Mairaj Zaidi used historical writings by both Western and Indian historians for this project.
Ulka Gupta's role as young Queen Lakshmi Bai was extended from the initial 150 episodes to 207 following positive viewer feedback.
Ans: Historical locations in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh served as the settings. They include Karjat and Mumbai in Maharashtra, Bhangarh Fort in Rajasthan, Silvassa in Gujarat, and Maheshwar and Indore in Madhya Pradesh.
Ans: The TV show ended on 19th June, 2011 after airing 480 episodes.
|Show Released Date|
18 Aug 2009