Adipurush, an upcoming Indian mythological film based on the Sanskrit epic Ramayana, is set to premiere at the Tribeca Festival in the Escape From Tribeca section on June 13, 2023. The film is directed by Om Raut and produced by T-Series and Retrophiles.
Shot simultaneously in Hindi and Telugu languages, Adipurush stars Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan in his Telugu debut, Sunny Singh, and Vatsal Sheth in pivotal roles. The film’s music is composed by Ajay-Atul. With a budget of over ?700 crore (US$88 million), Adipurush is the most expensive Indian film ever made.
The announcement of Adipurush in August 2020, through an official motion poster, created quite a buzz among audiences, who have been eagerly waiting for its release. Principal photography commenced in February 2021 and ended in November 2021, primarily taking place in Mumbai, followed by post-production work.
Adipurush’s premise is based on the story of the Ramayana, where Ayodhya’s king Rama travels to the island of Lanka to rescue his wife Sita, who has been abducted by Ravana, the demon king of Lanka. The film promises to showcase an epic battle between good and evil, with stunning visual effects and a gripping storyline.
The cast of Adipurush is led by Prabhas, who plays the role of Raghava, with Sharad Kelkar providing the Hindi voiceover. Kriti Sanon plays Janaki, Saif Ali Khan portrays the role of Ravana, and Sunny Singh plays Lakshmana. Devdatta Nage portrays Hanuman, while Vatsal Sheth plays Indrajit. Sonal Chauhan and Trupti Toradmal are also part of the cast.
The film’s premiere at the Tribeca Festival will be followed by a theatrical wide-release three days later, making it accessible to a wider audience. The buzz around the film has been huge, with fans eagerly awaiting its release.
In conclusion, Adipurush promises to be a visual extravaganza that showcases the epic battle between good and evil. With a star-studded cast, stunning visual effects, and an intriguing storyline, the film is poised to set the box office ablaze. The premiere of the film at the Tribeca Festival is just the beginning, and fans across the world are eagerly waiting to witness this cinematic spectacle.