The upcoming historical film Prithviraj, which will star Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar as the legendary King Prithviraj Chauhan, will be based on Chand Bardai’s epic poem Prithviraj Raso.
The director of the much-awaited film, Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, who has a fascination for adapting films from pioneering books, recently revealed that the epic Prithviraj Raso is the inspiration behind Prithviraj.
Revealing details about the film, he said, “Prithviraj is also based primarily on medieval literature, an epic called Prithviraj Raso by the great poet Chand Bardai. Apart from a few editions of Raso, Prithviraj has many literary works. , His. Life and time. Apart from these, there are commentaries on Raso. “
Dwivedi said that for Prithviraj, he would have to do extensive research on the warrior king. He shared, “I get involved in exhaustive research because I enjoy the process of entering the unknown and unexplored worlds of the great heroes of India and their time. It’s like interacting with these great characters in their time. The writers must have experienced this strange phenomenon. “
Speaking about the research process, he said, “In addition to the story, I love art, archeology, costumes, material culture, and available historical data. In other words, I love archaeological exploration and excavation. The eras of my time. And literary works or historical fiction to recreate personality. This brings me immense joy and satisfaction as an artist who loves to portray the cinema canvas with lights and cameras. “
The filmmaker believes that the stories of great warriors like Prithviraj are highly relevant in today’s times where good is constantly locked in the fight with evil.
He said, “I don’t make characters like Prithviraj to make them relevant to young audiences. I choose them as my subjects for cinema because they are relevant to our times and times to come. They are in the galaxy of the great There are shining stars. Historical characters that will inspire many generations to come. “
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Directed by Yash Raj Films, ‘Prithviraj’ will be based on the life and might of the fearless and mighty king Prithviraj Chauhan. While Akshay will be seen playing the role of a great warrior who fought valiantly against the merciless Muhammad of Ghor, the magnificently beautiful Manushi Chillar will make his much awaited debut with Akshay in the role of Prithviraj’s wife Sanyogita.