‘Judgementall’ Would Be a Blockbuster If Made Without Me: Kangana

‘Judgementall Hai Kya’ was a failure at the box office.

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Kangana Ranaut.

In a new interview with a daily newspaper, Kangana Ranaut has opened up about the failure of her last release Judgmentall Hai Kya at the box office. The Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi star also spoke about becoming a producer and what kind of films she wants to make.

Judgementall Hai Kya, a dark comedy thriller also starring Rajkummar Rao and produced by Ekta Kapoor, had failed to make a mark at the box office when it released in July. The film was mired in controversy because of the original title Mental Hai Kya and Kangana’s tiff with a reporter during the promotions which led to her being boycotted by journalists’ groups.

“If JudgeMentall Hai Kya was made without me on a budget of Rs 10 crore, it would have been a blockbuster at Rs 40 crore. However, because it was made at nearly Rs 30 crore, it just about broke even.
Kangana Ranaut

Kangana was trying to explain why she wanted to be pragmatic and start with producing small budget films. “I want to [back] a few small films and see how that goes. Eventually, I may do something on a bigger level,” she added.

Kangana told Mid-Day that the production office for her studio, which she has decided to call Manikarnika Films, will open in Khar early next year.

“My office will be ready by January. Simultaneously, we are readying our projects. There are so many good scripts that come my way and the [makers] want me to feature in them. But there is so much new talent that needs to be given a platform.”
Kangana Ranaut

Kangana closed by revealing that Manikarnika Films will also venture into digital content.

(With Inputs From: Mid-Day)

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