The makers of the 400-crore budget mythological 3D drama, Adipurush, directed by Om Raut, also one of six producers, which stars Prabhas as Lord Ram, and Saif Ali Khan as Raavan, blocked Aug 11, 2022, four days ahead Independence day, as the release date.
Ever since the announcement of the movie, it has been buzzing with regular updates and speculations. Saif Ali Khan inclusion. Fan-made poster of Prabhas as Lord Ram. And when it comes to heroine, who will play Sita, speculations had no bounds, from B town to South – Anushka Sharma to Kiara Advani, and Anushka Shetty to Kirthi Suresh, media popped with huge guesses, yet there is no official confirmation from the team.
In the meantime, the Bahubali star announced the release date, and his excitement on Twitter, along with the tagline, “see u on 11.08.2022 #Adipurush.
After huge box office success with Bhaubali, the young Rebel Star – the title inherited by Krishnam Raju, his uncle, and Tollywood’s acclaimed actor, Prabhas has become the go-to actor for commercial movies. As of now, he clung with three pan Indian movies that reportedly racks up to 1000 crore a budget, otherwise, that could make more than 100 significant movies like Masaan.
Anyway, after his second-rated, box office dud, Saho, it seems, Prabhas is sailing on a steady ship steered by crafted filmmakers like Nag Ashwin and Om Raut.
Interestingly, Adipurush will mark as his first film helmed by a Bollywood director, Om Raut. His next two outings, Radhe Shyma, and an untitled sci-fi film are also directed by tollywood directors, K.K. Radhakrishna and Nag Ashwin.