Actor Arjun Rampal will realise his long-cherished dream of appearing in a interval drama when he begins work on the upcoming historic, The Battle Of Bhima Koregaon. The movie casts Arjun as a Mahar warrior whereas Sunny Leone performs a spy who masquerades as a dancer. The makers plan to launch the movie within the second half of 2021.
Arjun performs Sidhnak Mahar Inamdar, a frontrunner of Mahar Regiment. “Usually, once I do a sure movie, I ask myself why I’m doing this movie however once I heard story of this movie, I believed I ought to positively be part of this undertaking and I shouldn’t cease myself from doing it,” he mentioned.
He added: “I didn’t learn about this explicit incident, so I’m grateful to (director) Ramesh (Thete) for providing me this movie. I didn’t know who Sidhnak (Mahar) was and what the battle of Bhima Koregaon was about. I believe what occurred at the moment goes to shock everyone after watching the movie. It’s one thing everyone ought to know. If we are saying the Holocaust occurred with Jews in World Battle II, I don’t suppose that was something much less. I felt this movie and the character of Sidhnak carry a whole lot of accountability as a result of he (Sidhnak Mahar) is the hero of 1 sect and he has been inspiring them from 1818 and proceed to take action in 2020. It has all the time been my dream to do an awesome interval movie and I believe The Battle Of Bhima Koregaon is that movie for me.”
The movie, additionally that includes Krushna Abhishek and Digangana Suryavanshi, is predicated on the battle fought between the East India Firm and the Peshwa faction of the Maratha confederacy on January 1, 1818 at Bhima Koregaon. The British forces, largely comprising Mahar troopers, beat again a a lot bigger military.
The Mahars, thought of untouchables, have a good time the battle day as a logo of their victory over upper-caste oppression. Yearly on January 1, a lot of Dalits go to Bhima Koregaon to commemorate the victory.
On the second centenary of the battle in 2018, there was pressure between the Dalits and others, leading to violence. Since then, the battle of Bhima Koregaon has been embroiled in controversy.
Speaking about controversy, director Thete mentioned: “There have been a number of controversies associated to this topic however I can guarantee that after the discharge of this movie, misconceptions about this challenge shall be cleared. On this movie, we have now tried to point out that everybody within the society must be handled equally. We haven’t determined the discharge date of the movie however I’m positive that we’ll launch it within the second half of 2021.”