Vicky Kaushal is one of the highly skilled actors in the Bollywood film industry. The actor, who had finished 5 years in the industry, delivered a breakthrough performance in Neeraj Ghaywan‘s Masaan and he rose to fame with the blockbuster hit film “Uri: The Surgical Strike,” directed by Aditya Dhar. The actor-director duo is all set to join hands together for the upcoming film “The Immortal Ashwatthama.”
Sara Ali Khan To Star In Vicky Kaushal’s “The Immortal Ashwatthama”
According to the latest reports, the young actress Sara Ali Khan has been roped in to play the female lead in the film directed by Aditya Dhar. A source close to the actress told that Sara’s character has an interesting mythological arc to it. She is expected to sign within a fortnight and will start prepping from early next year.”
The Immortal Ashwatthama will be made as a trilogy film and Vicky Kaushal will be seen in a never-seen-before avatar. It is also heard that, his character will be based on Guru Dronacharya and Kripi’s son but will be set in modern times.
A source close to the makers said that “It will be shot over a span of 80-90 days at multiple locations in India and abroad such as Greece, New Zealand, Japan, and Namibia, with plenty of time devoted to post-production as it will have a lot of visual effects for which Aditya has been collaborating with studios in the West.”
On the work front, Vicky Kaushal was last seen in Bhanu Pratap Singh’s Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship along side Bhumi Pednekar. He already completed the shooting for the upcoming film “Sardar Udham Singh.” The film directed by Shoojit Sircar features Vicky Kaushal in the lead role of Udham Singh, a revolutionary freedom fighter best known for his assassination in London of Michael O’Dwyer.
Meanwhile, Sara Ali Khan is currently awaiting the release of the upcoming comedy film Coolie No. 1, directed by David Dhawan. The film features Varun Dhawan in the lead role. It is scheduled to release on Amazon Prime Video on 25 December 2020. She also has Atrangi Re in the kitty alongside Akshay Kumar and Dhanush.