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Movies releasing this week: Nawazuddin’s Thackeray, Kangana’s Manikarnika, Nicole Kidman’s Destroyer and more

Here’s All That Is In The Release Bag For This Week!

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shifa Khan | Updated on: 21 Jan 2019, 01:06:34 PM
 Here’s all that is in the release bag for this week!/ Image: File photo

New Delhi:

On the occasion of Republic Day, patriotic movies are all set to release this week to instil the feeling of heroism and freedom in our hearts. A woman heavy character played by Kangana Ranaut in Manikarnika is already creating waves of anticipation. While Bollywood release list also has Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao’s Thackeray, Hollywood is gearing up for Nicole Kidman starrer thriller film, Destroyer. Here’s all that is in the release bag for this week:

Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi

One of the most controversial films of the year, Manikarnika, a period drama is based on the life and struggles of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi and her war against the British East India Company, during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The film will release in over 50 countries in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. With only a few days to go before the film release, the makers are putting in every effort to bring the best while maintaining the hype steady going.


While the trailer of Thackeray saw the multi-farious Nawazuddin Siddiqui in his powerful portrayal as the political leader and Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray, the much-awaited biopic is all set to hit the theatres this week. The film will also star Vivah fame actress Amrita Rao who will portray the role of Meenatai Thackeray (wife of Balasaheb Thackeray). Thackeray is slated for a worldwide release on January 25, 2019.

Mansukh Chaturvedi Ki Atmakatha

Mansukh Chaturvedi Ki Atmakatha starring Sandeep Singh, Anamika Shukla, Subrato and Monika as lead characters is a mad story of a small town boy's dreams to be the superstar of the Silver screen and star of all hearts! The movie is directed by Sachin Gupta scheduled to be released on 25 January 2019.


A gritty neo-noir drama Destroyer starring Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell and Sebastian Stan releases this week. Kidman plays LAPD detective Erin Bell, a burnt out shell who has to revisit a tragic undercover operation from decades ago in the wake of a new murder. This grimy LA-set thriller skirts around intriguing ideas and marks the most refreshingly deserved comebacks for Kidman. 

Which one is your pick?

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First Published : 21 Jan 2019, 12:59:37 PM