'Baaghi 3' director Ahmed Khan recently stated that Kangana Ranaut tried to achieve success with 'Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi'. He added that after making it on a large scale budget, but the money was wasted and the makers faced a lot of losses.
He went on to add the teaser of Kangana's upcoming action-adventure 'Dhaakad' was fabulous, however, after the fate of 'Manikarnika', the film has been shelved.
Soon, Kangana's sister Rangoli Chandel took to her Twitter to react to Khan's comments. Referring to 'Baaghi 3' collections, she wrote, "Ha ha Arrey Khan Bhai saab, 155 crore ki film ko flop kehte ho, aapki film Baaghi3 ne 49 ka weekend kiya aur Manikarnika ne 45 ka, jayada peeche nahin hai aapse, Manikarnika ka 102 India karke dekhao phir baat karo, abhi toh aapke seetare gardish mein hain".
The filmmaker received a lot of backlash for his comments on Kangana's projects. Now, according to the latest report, he has issued a statement where he praised Kangana by calling her female 'Baaghi' and 'hero of Bollywood'.
Through the statement, he also expressed that Kangana is the only actress who can pull off an action flick. He further stated that he really liked the teaser of 'Dhaakad' and got 'gooseflesh' while he watched it. Showering love over the actress, he expressed that she is a brilliant and powerful performer. And also added that if the actress approves, he will definitely work with her. Meanwhile, Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor starrer 'Baaghi 3' has crossed Rs 80 crore mark at the box office on the sixth day.