It has been confirmed that Akshay Kumar is playing the role of Chhatrapati Shivaji in a Marathi biopic. The casting of the actor has evoked mixed reactions on the social media. Many lauded the choice and others criticized it. However, the actor has shown that he can play any role, be it for a religious film or an item number.
Akshay Kumar will make his Marathi film debut in Mahesh Manjrekar’s upcoming Shivaji. In this film, he will play the role of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The film is based on the true story of seven brave soldiers, who dedicated their lives to realizing Shivaji’s dream of Swarajya.
The film is expected to be released in the Marathi language on Diwali 2023. The cast is reportedly a mix of Marathi and Bollywood actors. The movie will be released in Hindi, Marathi, and Tamil.
Besides Marathi, Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale Saat is expecting to be released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu on Diwali 2023.
Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale Saat is a period film directed by Mahesh Manjrekar and produced by Vaseem Qureshi. The story revolves around seven Maratha warriors who fought for the Swarajya.