Adipurush went on floors in February this year and is eyeing for August 11, 2022 release
Om Raut’s upcoming directorial venture, Adipurush has two additions to its cast. Kriti Sanon playing the role of Sita and Sunny Singh as Lakshman. After much speculation about which actress has been finalized for the role of Sita, the new cast was officially announced on Friday. Kriti also announced her new stint in the period drams with a social media post.
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“Proud, honoured and beyond excited to be a part of this magical world”, Kriti wrote on her Instagram post, while the director welcomed them to the family. Prabhas also made the same announcement sharing a photo of the trio in the same frame.
Earlier names of actresses like Anushka Sharma, Anushka Shetty, Keerthy Suresh made rounds to play the female lead opposite Prabhas before finally announcing the name of Kriti for the role.
Adipurish will also see Saif Ali Khan as Raavan and Prabhas as Ram. The movie that went on floors in February this year is eyeing for August 11, 2022 release to get an extended weekend opening with Independence Day falling on Monday 2022.
AdiPurush will be released in Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Prasad Sutar and Rajesh Nair. Adipuresh has been described as a film celebrating the ‘victory of good over evil.’
Adipursh will be produced on an extremely large scale. The budget for the movie reportedly is approximately Rs 500 crores out of which half the amount will be spent on its VFX alone.
Adipurush will be Om Raut’s second directorial venture in Hindi after the grand box office success of ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’. Talking to PTI he has earlier mentioned Adipusrush was his screen adaptation of the story of Prabhu Ram.