Vicky Kaushal will play the role of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj
Mumbai: Actor Vicky Kaushal has been roped in for the lead role in a film based on the life of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj. He was selected without any look test as his face and overall personality suited the role of Sambhaji Maharaj.
The film will be directed by Laxman Utkar.
Filserjak has started the production of the film, and the shooting of the film is scheduled to begin in the middle of this year.
Director Laxman Utkar has been working on this project for the last six months. Now the technical and creative team is doing the pre-production work of the film.
For this role, Vicky will be trained in horse riding and sword fighting for four months. The film will be based on Sambhaji Maharaj, son of Maratha Maharaja Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
Who was the second Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire. He was known for his sacrifice and various war tricks. Laxman Utekar states that Sambhaji Maharaj was a great warrior and the details of how he contributed to the rise of the Maratha Empire are largely unknown. Vicky Kaushal’s The Immortal has been cut from Ashwatthama. Her upcoming films include Govinda Naam Mera and an untitled film with Meghna Gulzar.