The Bengali actor, who was previously seen in Hindi films like Barfi! (2012), Mardaani (2014) and Piku (2015), will play king Gangadhar Rao in Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi.
Kangana is like a true goddess on sets: Jisshu Sengupta
Mumbai - 16 Jan 2018 9:38 IST
Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta, who is part of Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, says actress Kangana Ranaut is like a true goddess on the movie set.
Sengupta has already completed the first schedule of the film in Mumbai and will join the team in Bikaner towards the end of the month. He plays king Gangadhar Rao.
"Working with Kangana (Ranaut) has been such a treat. She is like a true goddess on sets. She is always very polite and quite the earnest type. She is a phenomenal performer and is very supportive towards the entire cast," Sengupta said in a statement.
"I have done a lot of fictional reading already for my role. The way the director has envisioned this film, I can't wait for it to release and I have to thank Neeta Lulla for the amazing costumes," he added.
Currently, the actor is busy shooting a Bengali film tiled Ek Je Chhilo Raja, directed by Srijit Mukherji.
In the past, Sengupta was seen in Hindi films like Barfi! (2012), Mardaani (2014) and Piku (2015).