The Masaan and Haramkhor actor Shweta Tripathi is said to soon start shooting for the much talked about Kangana Ranaut starter – Manikarnika.

Manikarnika is the story of Rani Laxmi Bai which is being played by Kangana Ranaut in the film. Shweta Tripathi was recently approached for “ManiKarnika” to play the role Kashi Bai’s in the film.

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As per the sources, “Shweta is all excited to play the part of Kashi Bai in one of the most anticipated film Manikarnika, very soon she will join the cast of the film and will begin formal training of it.”

Ankita Lokhande, who is making his Bollywood debut with Manikarnika is playing significant character of Jhalkari Bai, one who used to disguise and shield Rani Laxmi Bai. Kangana Ranaut will be seen as Rani Laxmi Bai.