Mumbai: The epics Ramayan and Mahabharat appear to be the most recent favourites of our filmmakers. A number of latest movies have been launched, with plots that appear influenced by the epics. Not solely Bollywood, South Indian movie artistes additionally appear intrigued by the epics these days.
The fetish for Ramayan, notably, has been seen in Bollywood previously, too. Sooraj Barjatya’s 1999 hit Hum Saath-Saath Hain and Karan Johar’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) are computerized remembers if you consider epic inspiration by means of theme in Bollywood.
These earlier movies, although, primarily drew drama quotients from the epics. The upcoming roster guarantees to discover the tales with larger manufacturing values, to say the least.
Right here’s a take a look at what’s in retailer:
Actor-producer Akshay Kumar has carved his house with patriotism and socially related commentary by means of mainstream movies these days. With Abhishek Sharma’s Ram Setu, he’s falling again on mythology.
Asserting the movie on Twitter final yr, Akshay had stated the endeavour was “to maintain alive the beliefs of Ram within the consciousness of all Bharatiyas by constructing a bridge (setu) that can join generations to come back”.
The actor has reportedly sought permission from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to shoot the movie in Ayodhya. Akshay will probably be backing the movie too, moreover starring. Particulars in regards to the remaining forged and crew is but to be formally confirmed.
Ayan Mukerji’s bold motion fantasy attracts its identify from Mahabharat, the place Brahmastra was a deadly supernatural weapon able to destroying your complete universe.
The movie stars Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Nagarjuna Akkineni and Mouni Roy in key roles, and is claimed to be first a part of a trilogy. The movie is deliberate to be launched in 3D, IMAX and normal codecs.
The very fact is just not identified what component the plot of the movie attracts from the epic, since all particulars are saved below wraps.
THE IMMORTAL ASHWATTHAMA
In keeping with the story of Mahabharat, Ashwathama is the son of guru Dronacharya, who was the weapon teacher of the Pandavas and the Kauravas. In the course of the battle of Kurukshetra, Ashvatthama sided with the Kauravas and fought in opposition to the Pandavas. As per the epic, he’s immortal.
The Immortal Ashwatthama is a superhero movie starring Vicky Kaushal within the lead. The movie is being marketed as a “high-concept visible spectacle”. It is going to be helmed by Aditya Dhar who has earlier directed Vicky Kaushal within the 2019 movie Uri: The Surgical Strike.
The movie is an adaptation of Ramayan, the place Telugu star Prabhas options as Lord Ram whereas Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan will probably be seen essaying Ravan.
Adipurush courted controversy in December final yr after Saif Ali Khan talked about in an interview that the movie was going to indicate the “humane” facet of Ravan.
Following immense criticism, the actor issued an apology, and stated: “Lord Ram has all the time been the image of righteousness and heroism for me. Adipurush is about celebrating the victory of excellent over evil and your complete staff is working to current the epic with none distortion.”
The movie is at present on the flooring and is being directed by Om Raut, identified for helming the Ajay Devgn blockbuster Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
SURYAPUTRA MAHAVIR KARNA
The movie narrates the story of Karna, son of Suryadev or Solar God and princess Kunti, born earlier than her marriage. Karna is likely one of the most essential characters of Mahabharat.
Written and directed by Malayalam filmmaker RS Vimal, the movie is produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh and Jackky Bhagnani. It is going to launch in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam languages.