Everyone is well aware of the love prominent filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker's has for historical dramas. He has provided the Indian film industry with epic historical movies like 'Lagaan' and 'Jodhaa Akbar', and now the ace helmer is all set to narrate a story about what led to the Third Battle of Panipat. Titled as 'Panipat', the film will star Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Kriti Sanon in pivotal roles. Gowariker took it to his official Twitter handle sharing the first teaser poster of the film and quoted;
https://twitter.com/AshGowariker/status/973763499053723648 There have been three Battles of Panipat: Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi of the Lodi dynasty and established the Mughal Empire in 1526 in the first one while the second battle of Panipat (1556) saw Hemu being defeated by Bairam Khan. Kriti and Arjun, who also made the announcement on social media, shared that they are proud to be a part of the film. Tevar actor tweeted;
Historical dramas have always fascinated me. This time it is a story about what led to the Third Battle of #Panipat. Here's the first Teaser Poster!!
Proud to bring the valour of the Maratha warriors to the big screen!https://twitter.com/arjunk26/status/973764368214216704 The third battle of Panipat was fought between the northern expeditionary force of the Maratha Empire and the invading forces of the King of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali, supported by two Indian allies - the Rohilla Afghans of the Doab and Shuja-ud-Daula, the Nawab of Awadh. 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' star also tweeted;
Proud to be a part of the recounting of bravery, passion and patriotism in the Third Battle ofhttps://twitter.com/kritisanon/status/973762543570137088 The film is all set to hit silver screens on December 6, 2019.
inputs ~ ani