The makers of the upcoming film “Veeram” released the first poster and actor Kunal Kapoor looked every bit of a true and epic warrior in it.

Veeram” is an adaptation of legendary poet Shakespeare’s classic “Macbeth”.

The poster gives a glimpse of the bare back of the actor who dons the avatar of a warrior.

The story is set in the North Malabar area of Kerala.

Directed by national award-winning film-maker Jayaraj Nair, the film has been co-produced by Chandramohan Pillai and Pradeep Rajan of Chandrakala Arts.

“Veeram” is being made in Malayalam, Hindi and English.

Set in 13th century Kerala, the film resuscitates the real life character made famous through folklore literature and songs.

Action choreographer Allan Poppleton, who has worked on films such as “300”, “Hunger Games” and “Avatar”, has been roped in to take care of the action sequences in the movie. Award-winning make-up artist Trefor Proud has also been brought on board.