On the occasion of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj‘s of the birth anniversary, Marathi epic Sairat director Nagraj Manjule announced that he will be bringing a trilogy on the mighty Chhatrapati starring Riteish Deshmukh. The actor took to Twitter to announce the project. Sharing a video, Riteish wrote, “अभिमानाने सादर करत आहोत…तुम्हा सर्वांचा आशिर्वाद असू द्या….जय शिवराय!!” Also Read - Nirbhaya Case: Bollywood Celebrities Share Their Reaction on Justice Served, Check Tweets
Manjule also took to Twitter to announce the trilogy in which he will be joining hands with music composer duo Ajay-Atul. “एखाद्या स्वप्नाच्या उंबरठ्यावर उभं राहणं म्हणजे हेच असावं कदाचित…आज शिवरायांच्या जन्मदिनाच्या निमित्ताने हे सांगायला लय आनंद वाटतोय की रितेश देशमुख, अजय-अतुल यांच्या सोबतीने घेऊन येतोय शिवत्रयी… (Trilogy) शिवाजी राजा शिवाजी छत्रपती शिवाजी शिवरायांच्या जन्मदिनाच्या खूप साऱ्या सदिच्छा 🙏🌹 जय शिवराय !!!”, wrote the director. Also Read - Baaghi 3 Box Office Collection Day 5: Tiger Shroff-Shraddha Kapoor’s Film Bounces Back, Mints Rs 14.05 Crore on Tuesday
“This will be like standing on the threshold of a dream, today on the occasion of Shivaji Maharaj’s birthday. It is a matter of great happiness to tell that we are bringing Riteish Deshmukh along with Ajay Atul for a trilogy of Chhatrapati Shivaji,” tweeted Manjule in Marathi. Further extending his wishes on the occasion, he wrote, “Many wishes to all on his birth anniversary.” Also Read - Baaghi 3 Box Office Collection Day 4: Tiger Shroff-Shraddha Kapoor's Film Drops Massively to Rs 9.06 Crore on Monday
Along with the tweet, Manjule also shared a video that described further about the trilogy and revealed that it will release across India in 2021.
Watch the video here:
Chhatrapati Shivaji was warrior-king belonging to the Maratha clan who is known for testing the might of the Mughals in the later half of 17th century. He was born on February 19, 1630, at Shivneri Fort in Pune.
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