- The film releases on October 10 next year
- The period piece is directed by Om Raut
- Ajay Devgn stars in the titular role in the film
‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’ trailer has us excited through its many posters and teasers. The film is based on the life of brave warrior Tanaji Malusare, who was the military leader of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s army and is famously known for his courageous role in the Battle of Sinhagad in 1670. With Ajay playing the titular role, expectations are high from this historical drama. Ajay and team will launch the trailer today and here’s why we are excited about the action-packed drama.
Ajay Devgn has been sharing the first look posters of all the characters and we are impressed by the massive casting. From the actor stepping into the role of the brave Maratha warrior to Kajol making a stunning transformation into Savitribai Malusare, we are in love with the captivating posters. Moreover, Saif Ali Khan as a fierce-looking Udaybhan won hearts and Sharad Kelkar as the historic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has made our wait for the trailer even more difficult. Also, Luke Kenny as Aurangazeb looked unrecognizable in the poster.
Ajay Devgn and Kajol dole out massive relationship goals with their off-screen chemistry and the couple is all set to reunite for the silver screen with this period drama. The couple will be seen playing husband and wife, Tanaji and Savitribai in ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’. While we have drooled over their chemistry in ‘Ishq’, it will be interesting to see the couple romance in a different era and in a Maratha setting. The first look of the couple from ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’ has already got fans of the two excited.
Since ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’ is set in a different era, a lot of special effects have been used to depict the authenticity of the 17th century. Ajay Devgn owns a VFX company and they are doing all the special effects for the film. According to a news portal, Ajay Devgn was keen to display the best VFX in the film and hence he postponed the film’s release so that the work can be completed after a technological upgrade.
Watch Trailer of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
The wait is over for Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior trailer. Ajay Devgn and Kajol, who will be seen together on the big screen after a long hiatus, shared the much-awaited trailer of period piece Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior. “Feb 4, 1670: The surgical strike that shook the Mughal Empire! Witness history like never before. Presenting the Tanhaji trailer,” they wrote on Twitter. Ajay Devgn features in the titular role as warrior Tanaji Malusare – Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji’s general – while Kajol plays his feisty wife Savitribai Malusare. Saif Ali Khan features as Tanaji’s nemesis Uday Bhan, who attacked the hill fort of Kondhana during the battle of Sinhagad on Feb 4, 1670, during Chhatrapati Shivaji’s rule. Tanaji – the titular “unsung warrior” – died fighting Uday Bhan but secured the hill fort of Kondhana for the Maratha Empire during the battle. After the battle, Chhatrapati Shivaji renamed the hill fort of Kondhana as Sinhagad or ‘lion’s fort’ as a tribute to Tanaji’s bravery.
The three-and-a-half-minute trailer of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior begins with how his father’s death during a battle for swaraj for the Maratha empire shaped Tanaji’s childhood as a warrior in the making. Then it fast-forwards several years to when the once sword-yielding-amateur Tanaji is now Subedar Tanaji Malusare, the only one who can resist the rowdy Uday Bhan at the battle field, who plays by no rules. “Teri zasbaat mitti se judi hai… aur meri akal paani se. Tu jaan de sakta hai… aur mein jaan le sakta hun,” Uday Bhan tells Tanaji in the trailer, when he replies: “Har Maratha pagal hai… Swaraj ka… Shivaji Maharaj ka… Bhagwa (Maratha flag) ka.”
Epic battle scenes follow next, punctuated by glimpses of Tanaji as a family man. Kajol’s character Savitribai Malusare features in emotional scenes with Tanaji and then in powerful sequences as Tanaji goes to battle.
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