The first look of the forthcoming science fiction characteristic Ashwatthama, fronted by Vicky Kaushal, was revealed by the makers on Monday and the actor mentioned he’s wanting ahead to begin taking pictures for the undertaking. The movie will see Kaushal taking part in the titular mythological character who was given the boon of immortality. Directed by Aditya Dhar and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, Ashwatthama is described as a “futuristic sci-fi, based on a character from the chapter of Mahabharata”. Also Read – Katrina Kaif Deletes Picture With Rumoured BF Vicky Kaushal’s Reflection, Fans Are Baffled
As per the epic, Ashwatthama was the son of guru Dronacharya, who fought for the Kauravas within the battle of Kurukshetra. Calling it Dhar”s “dream project”, Kaushal mentioned Ashwatthama required the backing of Screwvala to convey the “spectacle” to the audiences. “It’s going to be a new space for me as an actor, exploring the newest form of technology alongside acting. Can’t wait to start the journey soon with this wonderful team,” the 32-year-old actor mentioned in a press release. Also Read – NCB Sends Notice to Karan Johar 3 Months After Manjinder Singh Sirsa’s Complaint Over Alleged Drug Party Video
The first look was revealed to have a good time the second anniversary of the trio’s blockbuster, Uri – The Surgical Strike. The director mentioned the staff is working exhausting to create a by no means seen earlier than “visual spectacle” and promised the undertaking wouldn’t simply be a movie, “but an experience”. Also Read – Kangana Ranaut Alleges Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Ayan Mukerji, Vicky Kaushal Are Cocaine Addict, Dare Them to Go Through Blood Test
“More than the pressure, I am taking this film as a responsibility of telling this epic story, in the way it is meant to be told, and I hope, audiences shower the same love to Ashwatthama, as they did to Uri,” Dhar mentioned.
Screwvala mentioned the movie, scheduled to go on flooring this yr, is essentially the most formidable film he has ever tried. “It”s excessive on storytelling, deep in characters and revered on the earth and visible results. Language will not be a barrier for this film. We roll this yr. I can’t wait to see Aditya’s imaginative and prescient translate to this spectacle on display screen.
“I have to say this is by far the most ambitious movie I have attempted and we would love to see this one reach out to the widest audiences in India and around the world,” the producer added.
The movie is being deliberate as a trilogy. Last October, Dhar revealed that Ashwatthama will go on flooring in April 2021, with taking pictures on location within the United Kingdom, Iceland and Mumbai, the place the ultimate schedule can be shot. “The plan may change depending on the COVID-19 crisis in these countries,” he had mentioned.
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