The primary 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 trying ahead to beginning taking pictures for the undertaking. The movie will see Kaushal enjoying 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, primarily based on a personality from the chapter of Mahabharata”.
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 undertaking”, Kaushal mentioned “Ashwatthama” required the backing of Screwvala to convey the “spectacle” to the audiences.
“It will be a brand new area for me as an actor, exploring the latest type of know-how alongside appearing. Cannot wait to begin the journey quickly with this excellent group,” the 32-year-old actor mentioned in a press release.
The primary look was revealed to have a good time the second anniversary of the trio’s blockbuster, “Uri – The Surgical Strike”. The director mentioned the group is working arduous to create a by no means seen earlier than “visible spectacle” and promised the undertaking wouldn’t simply be a movie, “however an expertise”.
“Greater than the strain, I’m taking this movie as a duty of telling this epic story, in the best way it’s meant to be advised, and I hope, audiences bathe the identical like to ‘Ashwatthama’, as they did to ‘Uri’,” Dhar mentioned.
Screwvala mentioned the movie, scheduled to go on flooring this 12 months, is essentially the most formidable film he has ever tried.
“It is excessive on story telling, deep in characters and revering on the planet and visible results. Language just isn’t a barrier for this film. We roll this 12 months. I am unable to wait to see Aditya’s imaginative and prescient translate to this spectacle on display.”
“I’ve to say that is by far essentially the most formidable film I’ve tried and we might like to see this one attain out to the widest audiences in India and world wide,” the producer added.
The movie is being deliberate as a trilogy. Final October, Dhar revealed that “Ashwatthama” will go on flooring in April 2021, with taking pictures on location in the UK, Iceland and Mumbai, the place the ultimate schedule could be shot.
“The plan could change relying on the COVID-19 disaster in these nations,” he had mentioned.