November 19 : The much talked about film Adipurush starring Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan gets a release date. Prabhas took to social media to announce the release date of the upcoming film in theatres.
Taking to his Instagram handle, the Saaho actor shared a new poster of Adipurush and revealed the date when the movie will hit the big screens. The film will hit the theatres on August 11, 2022. “#Adipurush in Theatres 11.08.2022 #SaifAliKhan @omraut #BhushanKumar @vfxwaala @rajeshnair29 @tseriesfilms @retrophiles1 @tseries.official #TSeries,” Prabhas wrote.
Helmed by Om Raut of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior fame, who is also a co-producer, Adipurush is an adaptation of Ramayana, wherein Prabhas will play the role inspired by Lord Rama and Saif will essay the role based on Ravana. The film’s tagline is “Celebrating the victory of good over evil.”
As soon as Prabhas dropped the release date of the film, fans showered love in the comments section. Prabhas’ fan clubs have also started sharing it across social media platforms. Many have also recreated the poster featuring Prabhas as Lord Rama.
Om Raut also dropped the new poster on his Twitter handle. Earlier, he told PTI, “I think Prabhas is just perfect for the role. His entire persona, the calmness that he has... His eyes are so deep, his stance, the way he carries himself, his entire personality... I could see Adipurush in him and if it wasn’t him, I wouldn’t have made the film.”
About Saif, who played an antagonist in his directorial super hit venture Tanhaji, Om Raut’s had said in an earlier statement, “To play the strongest villain from our epic, we needed a brilliant actor. Who is better than Saif Ali Khan, one of the greatest actors of our lifetime, to essay this powerful role?”
The actress playing Sita has not yet been announced. Rumours were doing the round that Anushka Sharma may be starred as Sita. There were also rumours that Keerthy Suresh may play the role. However, no announcement has been made yet.
Adipurush will be filmed in Hindi and Telugu, and will also release in Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada.