Akshay Kumar-Person Prithviraj It’s all about greatness, patriotism and courage. Yash Raj Film’s latest Magnum has been in the news for a long time, as we review the trailer released on Monday, we know how his cast went all out to make it an impressive historical drama.
Prithviraj’s trailer is loaded with heavy dialogue and puppets from the play. From larger-than-life war sequences to broad artistic direction, it seems YRF has spared no effort to give audiences a historical drama meant to do plot justice.
Akshay Kumar in the titular role of Prithviraj Chauhan It sounds compelling, considering we’ve seen him give intense dialogues in his films as well. Support cast including Sanjay Dutt And Sonu Sood presents deja vu from their previous work. Manushi Chilar gets a decent amount of screen time in the trailer and looks charming as Prithviraj’s wife Chauhan Sanyugita. While Ashutosh Rana has a fleeting appearance, actor Manav Vij plays the role of Muhammad Al-Ghouri.
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Based on the epic poem of poet Chand Bardai, Prithviraj Rasu, the period drama sees Akshay playing the role of a Rajput emperor with former Miss World Manushi Chilar as Sanyugita. This is her first appearance in Bollywood.
Earlier, Prithviraj’s announcement showed us the scale of the film’s ambition. As a king for whom thousands were willing to sacrifice their lives, the clip focused on his bravery on the battlefield and how he defeated the invader Muhammad Ghouri.
The film is written and directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi. In a previous interview, the director who brought us Chanakya, Mohalla Assi and Pinjar talked about how he has lived with the story for nearly two decades. “Prithviraj is my dream project. It is a script that I have sponsored for a very long time due to the extensive research work that was required before I even tried to make a movie about this great mythical king. To be precise, the final research of Prithviraj took about six months for me to be completely satisfied that all One fact that has been verified many times,” Dwivedi said.
Meanwhile, Akshay Prithviraj described a synergy between “history, patriotism, and a depiction of the values we must live by, as it tells a story of a rare love”. He said he was in awe of Prithviraj Chauhan’s story. “The more I read about him, the more I am in awe of the way he lives and breathes every second of his glorious life for his country and its values,” the actor said.
Prithviraj also stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Manav Vij, Ashutosh Rana, Sakshi Tanwar, and Lalit Tiwari. It is produced by Yash Raj Films and will be released on June 3.
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