Raking up much hype as she gears to make her Bollywood debut with Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi-directorial Prithviraj, former Miss World Manushi Chhillar shared another picture from the sets that left fans edgy with anticipation. Manushi will be essaying the role of princess Sanyogita while actor Akshay Kumar will play the titular role.
Taking to her Instagram handle, Manushi shared the picture which is another silhouette of hers from the sets of her upcoming movie. The picture shows Manushi with her back to the camera and her face towards the sun that outlined her frame. Donning a traditional ensemble, Manushi is seen lifting the veil over her head in the backdrop of a fort. She captioned the picture, “Light Up #Prithviraj (sic).”
As per the legends, princess Sanyogita falls in love with king Prithviraj and both elope to get married. Talking to a news portal earlier, Manushi shared that she was looking at this character as the epitome of grace, beauty and strength since Sanyogita has been depicted as a woman who showed extreme courage by taking the decisions of her life in that time of the history when women speaking for themselves were not appreciated and respected.
Talking about her role as a princess in Prithviraj, she said, “It is a huge responsibility to play princess Sanyogita. She was a powerful personality and she stood up for what is right and took the most important decisions of her life by herself. Her life is an extremely important chapter in Indian history and I will try my best to play her as accurately as possible.”
On shooting her first song recently, Manushi gushed in a statement, “I loved the experience of shooting my first ever song and it will be forever memorable. It was a huge learning experience for me to go through the drill of preparing, rehearsing and shooting my first song. I was definitely overwhelmed since it was the first time I was doing this and it’s a big song but as a person I do like to keep my eye on the prize and I think the shoot went off well. I hope the effort that I have put in for the song will be appreciated by audiences.”
Bankrolled by Yash Raj Films, the historical drama is slated to hit the cinema screens this Diwali.