Prithviraj

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Prithviraj is a Bollywood biographical-historical-drama directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and produced by Yash Raj Films. The movie is based on the life of King & warrior Prithviraj Chauhan featuring Akshay Kumar as Prithviraj Chauhan. Manushi Chhillar, the Miss World 2017 makes her debut by playing the role of Prithviraj’s love interest and beloved wife Sanyogita. The film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Ashutosh Rana, Sakshi Tanwar, Manav Vij and Lalit Tiwari in other important characters. 

As the name of the movie is suggesting , the movie is about Prithviraj Chauhan, the legendary Hindu warrior King, his early life, military accomplishments marriage to Sanyukta and battle with Muhammad of Ghor who led the Islamic conquest of Hindustan (India).

After Laxmmi Bomb, Akshay Kumar is ready with his biopic historical movie and is back on the sets. Speaking about the film, Akshay had earlier said that it is an honour for him to play the role of Chahamana dynasty’s bravest ruler. “It is truly an honour that I will be playing the role of one of the most fearless and courageous kings of India, Prithviraj Chauhan. As a nation, we should always celebrate our heroes and immortalise what they did to propagate the values that Indians lived by. Prithviraj is our attempt to bring to light his valour and daredevilry,” Akshay said.

The poster of the movie was released and an official announcement was made that the movie is going to be released around Diwali. The announcement was made on Kumar’s 52nd birthday, i.e. 9 September. Principal photography was done in Dahisar and  in Jaipur at Jamwaramgarh, Rajasthan, and a song was shot in January 2020, but stopped again in March 2020 due to the Coronavirus lockdown. 

Chandraprakash Dwivedi had completed script for Prithviraj in 2010, and his first choice for Prithviraj’s role was Sunny Deol, with Aishwarya Rai as Sanyogita. However, due to Deol’s date issues and no production house interest, he left the project .But Dwivedi wanted to  make Prithviraj and after struggling for many years in finding a producer to come on board for him, Yash Raj Films finally decided to support his idea and was roped into the project.

Manushi Chhillar is making her Bollywood debut and has replaced Rai as Sanyogita. Sanjay Dutt and Manav Vij have been cast for villainous roles.vLater, Sonu Sood and Sakshi Tanwar also joined the cast. It also stars Lalit Tiwari, Ajoy Chakraborty, Govind Pandey and Deependra Saini in supporting roles. The film is Chhillar’s first movie of a three-film deal contract with Yash Raj Films, which will be followed by a Vijay Krishna Acharya-directed comedy film co-starring Vicky Kaushal.

Post a gap of 7 months, shooting finally restarted at YRF Studios in October 2020. Kumar was spotted at the sets on 10 October 2020, while Sood and Chhillar were a part of this schedule too.

Prithviraj Movie Cast

  • Akshay Kumar as Prithviraj Chauhan
  • Manushi Chhillar as Sanyogita
  • Sanjay Dutt
  • Manav Vij  as Muhammad Ghori
  • Sonu Sood as Chand Bardai
  • Ashutosh Rana as Jayachandra
  • Sakshi Tanwar
  • Lalit Tiwari
  • Ajoy Chakrabarty 
  • Deependra Singh
  • Govind Pandey
  •  Nikkita Chadha

Prithviraj Movie Poster

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Prithviraj Movie Credits

  • Directed by : Chandraprakash Dwivedi
  • Produced by : Aditya Chopra
  • Written by : Chandraprakash Dwivedi
  • Music by : Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy

Prithviraj Movie Release Date

21 January 2022

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Prithviraj Movie Short Description

Prithviraj is a historical action-drama film directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and produced by Yash Raj Films starring Akshay Kumar as Prithviraj Chauhan.

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