Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal is ready to play the function of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj in his subsequent movie, director Laxman Utekar confirmed. The “Mimi” fame director, who has collaborated with Kaushal on a but to be launched romantic-comedy, mentioned the actor was the right selection for the historic function.
Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, is the son of the founding father of the Maratha empire, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. “His character, like his peak and physique matches that of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj. He’s additionally a superb performer. We didn’t do any look take a look at, I used to be positive that he’s the one who can play Sambhaji,” Utekar informed PTI.
“He’ll prepare for 4 months in sword preventing, horse using and some different issues. And as soon as we’re happy, we’ll begin capturing,” he mentioned. The cinematographer-director mentioned he was eager to discover the story of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj on the massive display. “We now have seen many movies on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj however no one is aware of how large a warrior Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was, or his contribution in the direction of the Maratha empire and to Maharashtra,” Utekar added.
The director mentioned the movie is in pre-production stage and shoot will start in August-September. The untitled movie is backed by Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Movies, with whom Utekar has collaborated on two profitable movies — “Luka Chuppi” and “Mimi” — previously. Utekar revealed that at present post-production work is underway on his romantic-comedy movie that includes Kaushal and Sara Ali Khan.
“The movie is prepared, it should launch theatrically in April,” he mentioned.