Has Ashutosh casts 110 actors besides Sanjay Dutt,Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon For Panipat?
Exactly around a year ago, Ashutosh Gowariker announces his new project by the name of Panipat. It stars Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and Sanjay Dutt in their lead roles. Panipat schedules to hit the theatres this year on 6th December 2019. This period drama is based on the great Third Battle of Panipat which was fought on 14th January 1761, between the king of Afghanistan Ahmad Shah Abdali and Maratha Empire leader Sadashivrao Bhau. It now has a star cast of around 110 actors as per reports.
As per a report in TOI, Lagaan director is set to take his next project to another level as he will try to recreate one of the greatest battles in the history of India. Ashutosh Gowariker knows to direct historical dramas like Lagaan, Mohenjo Daro, Jodha Akbar, has reportedly cast as many as 110 actors who would all have a significant role to play in this epic movie.
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Casting director Rohan Mapuskar has locked the final star cast for this film after a one-month long search. He told the leading daily,
“The third battle of Panipat lasted for several days and involved almost 125,000 troops, so you can imagine the scale of it. There were many important people involved in this battle, hence we had to cast so many actors in the film. The director Ashutosh Gowariker has envisioned the film on a huge scale, and Panipat will definitely be a grand cinematic experience.”
It looks like this movie will create history on the big screens. It will surely have a record for having the most number of actors in a motion picture. Panipat is based on the Third Battle of Panipat.
On 14th March 2018, Sanjay Sutt reveals the first official poster of Panipat on his Instagram handle.