Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, with Prithviraj, is all set to tell the tale of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan who stood strong and battled against Muhammad of Ghor and his ruthless invaders of India. The film went on floors exactly 2 years ago. Today, finally, the first look teaser of Prithviraj was released. The film directed by Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi also stars Manushi Chhillar, Sanjay Dutt and Sonu Sood.
The teaser of Prithviraj introduces us to India’s brave soldier Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan, played by Akshay. Sanjay is Muhammad of Ghor whereas Manushi plays the role of Sanyogita in her Bollywood debut. Sharing the teaser, Akshay wrote, “A heroic story about pride and valour. Proud to play Samrat #Prithviraj Chauhan. Celebrate #Prithviraj with #YRF50 only at a big screen near you on 21st January’22.”
A heroic story about pride and valour. Proud to play Samrat #Prithviraj Chauhan. Celebrate #Prithviraj with #YRF50 only at a big screen near you on 21st January’22.@ManushiChhillar @duttsanjay @SonuSood #DrChandraprakashDwivedi @yrf pic.twitter.com/GzNyMoTKux
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) November 15, 2021
In a statement, Akshay said, “The teaser of Prithviraj captures the soul of the film, the essence of the life of the legendary warrior Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan who knew no fear. This is our tribute to his heroism and his life. The more I read about him, the more I was awed by how he lived and breathed every single second of his glorious life for his country and his values.”
He added, “He is a legend, he is one of the bravest warriors and he is one of the most upright kings that our country has ever seen. We hope that Indians worldwide love our salute to this mighty braveheart. We have tried to present his life story in the most authentic way possible and the film is a homage to his unmatched bravery and courage.”
Produced by Yash Raj Films, Prithviraj is directed by Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi who directed the biggest television epic Chanakya – based on the life and times of the most influential political strategist of India and the multiple award-winning Pinjar. Prithviraj will release worldwide on January 21, 2022.