Finally, the film Prithviraj’s teaser was unveiled on the internet. The makers of the film are Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chhillar, so fans can’t keep much calm to watch their performance in the movie. The story of the film ‘Prithviraj’ is inspired by the epic ‘Prithviraj Raso’ of Chand Bardai (a well-known late poet). In the film, stars Akshay Kumar played the role of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan, and actress Manushi Chhillar played the role of his love interest named Sanyogita.
Last Monday, actor Akshay Kumar shared the film’s teaser and announced the release date of the film that is January 21, 2021. The teaser of ‘Prithviraj’ also introduces other characters of the film played by actor Sonu Sood and Sanjay Dutt respectively. Akshay Kumar has tweeted, “A heroic story about pride and valor. Proud to play the role of Samrat.”
The director of the movie ‘Prithviraj’ is Chandraprakash Dwivedi. Earlier, he said in a statement while talking about the film, “Prithviraj is also mainly based on medieval literature, an epic called Prithviraj Raso by the great poet Chand Bardai. Apart from a few versions of Raso, there are many others on it. There are literary works. Prithviraj, his life and times. Apart from these, there are commentaries on Raso.” He also said that “It’s like communicating with these great characters in their time. I am sure most of the writers must have experienced this strange phenomenon,”
Back in the year 2019, actor Akshay Kumar talked bout the teaser of this film. He wrote, “Excited to share about my first historical film on my birthday! I am grateful for the valor and values of having the opportunity to play a hero, Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan in one of my biggest films # Prithviraj.”
The film ‘Prithviraj’ was expected to be released on the occasion of Diwali, last year but it was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.