'Panipat' Director Ashutosh Gowariker Wants to Make a Film on Buddha
As Ashutosh Gowariker prepares for his upcoming release Panipat, the director opened up about his plans for the future. In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, the filmmaker said that he wants to make a film on Buddha. He wants to show the journey of Prince Siddhartha to becoming the revered Buddha. He also spoke about how Arjun Kapoor fit the description of his Panipat character and why he felt Sanjay Dutt was best suited to play an Afghan invader.
(With inputs from Mumbai Mirror)
Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan-Starrer 'Tanhaji' Trailer Dropped
The makers of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior have released the trailer for the film. Directed by Om Raut and produced by Ajay Devgn, it sees Ajay and Kajol reunite on screen nine years after Toonpur Ka Super Hero.
Take a look at the trailer here:
Set in the 17th century, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior is based on the life of Tanhaji Malusare (Ajay), a military leader in the army of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. According to legend, he was enlisted by Shivaji to recapture the Kondana fort from the Mughals and managed to do so with the help of his pet monitor lizards. However, he lost his life in the battle – the Battle of Sinhagad – and Shivaji renamed the fort to Sinhagad (Lion Fort) in memory of his commander. Saif Ali Khan plays his rival, Udaybhan Rathod, a Rajput officer appointed by Mughul army chief Jai Singh, working under Aurangzeb.
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Manav Kaul Shares First Look From Saina Nehwal Biopic
Actor Manav Kaul has shared his first look from the Saina Nehwal biopic. The titular role will be essayed by Parineeti Chopra. Manav plays Saina’s coach in the film and he perfectly fits into the role. “My first look as @nehwalsaina ‘a Coach (respect) #SainaNehwalBiopic ... hard working @parineetichopra as Saina Nehwal... Directed by #AmoleGupte Produced by @itsbhushankumarofficial @tseries.official @tseriesfilms,” Manav wrote on Instagram.
Meanwhile, Parineeti is recovering from a muscle injury, which she suffered on the sets of the film.