Kriti Sanon and Arjun Kapoor Upcoming Movie PANIPAT ‘s shooting has been started. The film is a periodic drama and is based on the third battle of Panipat, fought in 1761 between Marathas and Afghani invader Ahmad Shah Durrani. The film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Padmini Kolhapure, Mohnish Bahl and Shashi Kapoor’s son Kunal in important roles. All the actors are excited about starting their new journey with Ashutosh Gowariker’s new brainchild.
Arjun and Kriti have started their horse-riding training sessions to excel in that sport before filming. They both shared the poster of the film once they started shooting for it. Kriti shared the photo with her horse on Twitter stating:” So good to be back with this beauty! Horse riding sessions start again with Suresh Sir & AmateurRidersClub .. this time for #Panipat. “
The leading pair has also shared the poster of the film on their social media handle along with Sanjay Dutt. Sanjay is playing the role of the Afghani invader in this film. It is to note that Ashutosh Gowariker has worked with Sanjay Dutt before in film Naam. However, it is the first time that he is working with Kriti and Arjun. According to the grapevine, the actor Arjun has gone bald for the new look of his in the film as he will be seen playing the role of Maratha Sardar Sadashivrao Bhau. When asked for the selection of Kriti in the lead role, the filmmaker replied, “I needed someone really beautiful as well as a good performer, and Kriti is both. The eclectic combination of these three is a first for me, and I look forward to this exciting journey with them called Panipat.”
Our #Panipat journey begins today. Super excited for this new chapter.. gonna join you guys in 2days.. lets do this! 👏🏻♥️♥️ #PanipatShootBeginsToday@agpplofficial @AshGowariker #SunitaGowariker @visionworldfilm @rohitshelatkar @duttsanjay @arjunk26 pic.twitter.com/bhaLTBpwAB — Kriti Sanon (@kritisanon) November 30, 2018
The film is produced by Sunita Gowariker under the banner of AGPPL with the association of Vision World. The dialogues are written by Hindi litterateur, poet, and essayist Ashok Chakradhar. The film is scheduled to be released on 6th December 2019.