Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon shared the first official posters of their forthcoming film, Panipat. The film is based on Sanjay will be seen playing the role of Ahmad Shah Durrani and Kriti will be playing Parvati Bai in the period drama. Helmed by Ashutosh Gowarikar, the trailer of the film is expected to be dropped on Tuesday.
The film is based on the third battle of Panipat which was fought between the Maratha Empire and the King of Afghanistan, Durrani in 1761.
This battle holds great significance in the modern history of India because it stopped the marching of the Maratha Empire which led to the rise of the British Empire in the country.
Arjun Kapoor will be seen playing the role of the Maratha leader, Sadashivarao Bhau. For this role, Arjun went bald and kept his look a secret for a long period of time. This is one of the most anticipated films about which not much has been revealed, neither from the sets nor from the shoot of the film.
Arjun, Dutt and Kriti will be sharing the screen with Mohnish Bahl, Padmini Kolhapure and Zeenat Aman. Sunita Gowarikar and Rohit Shelatkar are the producers of the film which is scheduled to hit the screens on 6th December.