Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has returned with yet another period drama film. The director announce the film with the first teaser poster.
Titled ‘Panipat’ the high-octane period film will be based on the third battle of Panipat. The film will star Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon.
In the poster, we can see a warrior’s hand holding a sword with a faint image of a battlefield forming the backdrop. Check it out here:
Historical dramas have always fascinated me.
This time it is a story about what led to the Third Battle of #Panipat.
Here’s the first Teaser Poster!!@agpplofficial #sunitagowariker @visionworldfilm @rohitshelatkar @duttsanjay @arjunk26 @kritisanon #PanipatTeaserPoster pic.twitter.com/QfEYxJ0jRZ
— Ashutosh Gowariker (@AshGowariker) March 14, 2018
Titled Panipat : The Great Betrayal, the film is set to release on December 6th next year.
During an interview with Midday, Ashutosh revealed that he is extremely excited to work with Sanjay, with whom he shared screen space, two years ago. Speaking about Arjun Kapoor, Gowariker said, “What impresses me most about Arjun, apart from his fine performances, is his dynamism. He has played double roles twice [Aurangzeb, 2013 and Mubarakan, 2017], and has portrayed an action hero as well as a lover boy.”
As for Kriti Sanon, he said “needed someone who is beautiful and a good performer.”
The movie will be going on floors in mid-2018.