Ashutosh Gowariker is back with yet another period drama PANIPAT after MOHENJO DARO and JODHAA AKBAR.
The film recently went on floors and Ashutosh revealed that the team will be recreating the Shaniwar Wada for the movie. Ashutosh shared a picture on social media and wrote, “Construction BEGAN yesterday on the auspicious day of #AKSHAYTRITIYA! Recreation of the ‘Shaniwar Wada’ to original scale!”
The film will be based on the third battle of Panipat. Peshwa’s historical Shaniwar Wada is of great importance to the story. The Wada will be built in the actual scale and grandeur of the real Shaniwar Wada. Art director Nitin Desai will work with Gowariker for the film and the set will be created at ND Studios. The battle of Panipat is one of the most important chapters of our history.
As per sources, Arjun Kapoor will be playing the role of Maratha leader Sadashivrao Bhau in the film while Sanjay Dutt will play the role of Ahmad Shah Durrani. The film is slated to hit the screens on December 6, 2019.
PANIPAT has started to roll today as Arjun Kapoor took to social media and announced that the shoot commences today.
Apart from Arjun Kapoor, the film stars Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon in lead roles.