Ashutosh Gowarikar’s next movie is Panipat, a period drama based on the third battle of Panipat in 1761. The drama will star Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon.
The first look of the film, which features a warrior’s sword, was released by the director of Lagaan, Jodhaa Akbar and Mohenjo Daro on Wednesday. Produced by Sunita Gowariker and Rohit Shelatkar, the film is aiming for a December 6, 2019, release.
The third battle of Panipat took place between the forces of the Maratha empire and the King of Afghanistan and his allies in 1761. Among its noteworthy features is its high casualty rate. Gowariker’s tweet suggests that his movie will focus on the palace politics that let to the epic battle.