November 13 : After the trailer of Ashutosh Gowarikar's upcoming film Panipat raised the interest of the viewers, the makers of the film dropped the first song of the film today.
The first track of the film ‘Mard Maratha’ praises the leaders of the Maratha Empire and highlights its achievements. It also salutes the bravery of the soldiers who died saving the empire. The lyrics of the song, “Bol Utha Yeh Jag Saara Jai Mard Maratha Re” make it a hard-hitting one, which features the lead cast including Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Mohnish Bahl and Padmini Kolhapure. The song shows Sadashiv Rao, Nana Saheb Peshwa, Vishwas Rao and Shamsher Bahadur as strong pillars of the empire.
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From the music video it is obvious that the song has been shot on an extensive scale with 1300 dancers. Choreographed by Raju Khan, the song was shot over 13 days at a set in Karjat. The song displays the richness of the Maratha Empire.
Arjun Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt, who play lead roles in Panipat, took to their respective social media accounts and announced the release of the film’s first song ‘Mard Maratha’. The music of the song has been composed by the duo Ajay-Atul. The strong visuals of the song bring out the essence of the Maratha Empire.
Dating back to 1761, the film Panipat revolves around the historic battle of Panipat, the third and last Battle of Panipat, fought between the Marathas and the invading forces of Afghan King, Ahmad Shah Abdali. The makers of the film have also introduced us to each character of the film through separate posters like Ahmad Shah Abdali, Sadashiv Rao Bhau, Parvati Bai, Gopika Bai, Sakina Begum and Naha Saheb Peshwa. The movie will hit the theatres on December 6, 2019.