In what can be called as the biggest curveball of the movie announcements this year, Prabhas’ announcement of his twenty second movie titled Adipurush is right up there on the top. The film is based on the Indian mythological epic Ramayan and also because Prabhas is slated to play the role of Lord Ram.
From leading lady to music composer, rumours about the cast of Adipurush become the biggest scoop on social media. While Bollywood Nawab, Saif Ali Khan has been announced as the Ravana, rumours about another Bollywood actor being roped in for a crucial role has been doing bouts in the showbiz world. According to the latest reports, Ajay Devgn, who played the protagonist in Om Raut’s Tanhaji, is likely to play Lord Shiva in Prabhas starrer magnum opus. However, there is no official word regarding the same yet.
Earlier, Prabhas spilled the beans about the characters in the film. The Baahubali actor had said, “Every role and every character comes with its own challenges, but portraying a character like this comes with tremendous responsibility and pride. I am sure the youth of our country will shower all their love on our film (sic.)”
Adipurush is an adaptation of the Indian epic which revolves around the triumph of good over evil. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Ram is also addressed as Adi Purusha. It is anticipated that Kiara Advani or Keerthy Suresh would play the role of Sita and MM Keeravani would be the music composer. Adipurush will be shot as a bilingual film in Hindi and Telugu. The 3D extravaganza will have a humongous release with the film dubbed in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and several other foreign languages. The film is expected to release in theatres in 2022.