Bollywood celebrities are known for their hard work and dedication towards their work. To fit themselves in the role of their upcoming film, they train rigorously and are always ready to add or shade their weights. Arjun Kapoor is following the same. For his upcoming movie, “Panipat”, according to rumors he has shaved his head and became bald. But he is seen hiding his new look from all may be waiting for the right time to reveal. Arjun Kapoor upcoming movie Panipat release in the end of 2019.
On Friday Arjun posted a video in the morning from Mahalaxmi Racecourse of his horse riding training. As he has started his training for the upcoming movie, the filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has also started visiting the locations for shooting the war of Panipat. Recently, the film critic Taran Adarsh posted a picture in which Ashutosh and his team are clearly seen observing a location for checking the possibilities of shooting the film there. Also, the gigantic set of “Shaniwar Wada” has been plotted inside the studio.
After the success of film Jodha Akbar, Ashutosh had released film Mohenjo Daro starring Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde which failed to complete the expectations of critics and viewers. However, Ashutosh has decided to release another historical drama film “Panipat”, based on the 3rd battle of Panipat, fought between the Maratha empire and the invader king of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Durrani. Arjun Kapoor is assigned the role of Maratha Sardar Sadashivrao Bhau who was the leader of the army of Marathas. Sanjay Datt has been assigned the role of king of Afghan, Ahmad Shah Durrani opposite Arjun Kapoor. Kriti Sanon has been signed for the role of Parvatibai, second wife of Sadashivrao Bhau. The first poster of the film has been released by Ashutosh on his twitter handle.
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!!@agpplofficial #sunitagowariker @visionworldfilm @rohitshelatkar @duttsanjay @arjunk26 @kritisanon #PanipatTeaserPoster pic.twitter.com/QfEYxJ0jRZ — Ashutosh Gowariker (@AshGowariker) March 14, 2018
In an interview, Ashutosh confirmed the film cast and said that he is excited to work with this trio for the first time. However, he has already worked with Sanjay Dutt before in the film Naam(1986). When asked for the reason of selecting Arjun and Kriti in the lead role, he replied,” What impresses me most about Arjun, apart from his fine performances, is his dynamism. He has played a double role twice and has portrayed an action hero as well as a lover boy.” Arjun has played a double role in the films Aurangzeb(2013) and Mubarakan(2017). While for selection of Kriti, “I needed someone really beautiful as well as a Good performer, and Kriti is both.” According to rumors, Sanjay Dutt is also Going to adopt the bald look for his character in this film. The film is scheduled to release in December 2019.