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Remembering Rani Lakshmi Bai on her birth anniversary

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (Ministry of I&B)

November 19, 2021

Films Division remembers the indomitable courage of warrior queen, Jhansi ki Rani Lakshmi Bai who was one of the leading figures of the Rebellion of 1857 against the British Raj. On her birth anniversary, Films Division is paying tribute to her by showcasing a biopic, Maharani Lakshmi Bai (52 Mins / English / 2010/Ashok Kumar) on its website and YouTube channel on 19th November 2021. This special screening will be a part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebration by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.

The biopic depicts the true spirit of Lakshmi Bai’s nationalism and her fearless courage. Her famous dialogue addressed to British Raj “I shall not part with my Jhansi” is etched into India’s memory. This film is a tribute to the “Durga” of the freedom struggle of 1857, dedicated to the impeccable valor and courage of the Queen.

 The film was streamed on  https://www.youtube.com/user/FilmsDivision for 24 hours on 19th November 2021.