SunstarTV Bureau: Om Raut, directed film ‘Adipurush’ based on epic historical action drama Ramayan, where actress Kriti Sanon will enact the role of divine soul ‘Sita’.
South film industry’s Mega Star Prabhas Raju will play the role of lord ‘Ram’ and Saif Ali Khan has been casted as the antagonist ‘Lankesh’.
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It is a period drama set 7,000 years ago and will be directed by Tanhaji fame Om Raut. Saif will be reuniting with Tseries Bhushan Kumar and director Om Raut for the second time with the film.
It will mostly be shot in the studio against a chroma screen. Om and Bhushan have been talking to VFX technicians of international repute, who have worked on international films like- Avatar and Star Wars, to make the shooting process smooth and mount the film on a certain scale.
Talking about the film, Saif Ali Khan said, “I’m thrilled to be working with Omi dada again. He has a grand vision and the technical knowledge to pull it off. I’m thrilled to be a part of this project. I look forward to clashing swords with the mighty Prabhas and to play a role that is electrifying and demonic.”
‘Adipurush’ will be dubbed in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada as well as several foreign languages and schedule to hit the screens on 11 August 2022.