Filmmaker Om Raut will start test shooting of one of the most anticipated films – Adipurush Tuesday. After realizing Tanhaji-The Unsung Warrior which turned out to be one of the biggest box office hits of 2020, the filmmaker is set to start his next magnum opus. Adipurush is based on Ramayan and features Prabhas as Lord Ram and Saif Ali Khan as Raavan.
According to reports, the directors will begin test shooting of the film in Mumbai on January 19. Reports say the film is VFX heavy and the team will use new cinematic techniques to create a never-before-seen experience for audiences. . Om Raut and the tech crew will shoot in a closed environment with a chroma setup to get used to filming with the new technology before starting filming with the cast.
The actual shooting of the film will not begin until the end of February or the beginning of March. A few days ago, Prabhas started shooting his film Salaar with KGF director Prasahnt Neel. He will complete the film before moving on to Adipurush. Likewise, by March, Saif Ali Khan will also have finished filming Bhoot Police.
Reports also state that Prabhas has already started preparing for the role by working out for a lean body and learning archery. Saif Ali Khan, too, will attend several acting workshops and receive body language training to play the villainous Raavan onscreen.
The directors have yet to announce the lead actress of the film who will try out the role of Sita. According to reports, Kriti Sanon and Keerthy Suresh have been approached for the role and the makers will make an announcement about it soon. The film produced by Bhushan Kumar will be released on August 11, 2022.
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