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UP CM Yogi Adityanath set to watch Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chhillar's Samrat Prithviraj

Directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Samrat Prithviraj is based on the life story of 12th-century king Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan. It also stars Manushi Chillar in the role of Queen Sanyogita.

India TV Entertainment Desk Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Updated on: June 01, 2022 15:00 IST
Samrat Prithviraj
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Samrat Prithviraj

Highlights

  • A special screening of the film is being organised for UP CM in Lucknow
  • Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chhillar & director Chandraprakash Dwivedi will be present at screening
  • Samrat Prithviraj is set to release on June 3 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu

Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath is set to watch Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chillar's upcoming film on the life of the last Hindu King, Samrat Prithviraj Chauran at a special screening in Lucknow along with the star cast and director Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi. Samrat Prithviraj is Yash Raj Films’ first historical film, based on the glorious life of mighty, brave king Prithviraj Chauhan. Akshay Kumar plays the legendary warrior king who fought valiantly to protect India's freedom from the ruthless invader Muhammad of Ghor in this larger-than-life cinematic spectacle. 

Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan's valour to defend India against invaders and plunderers has inspired countless generations through folklore. The film salutes his spirit and courage in this stunning big screen cinematic spectacle. 

Akshay Kumar confirmed the development and shared, "It is an honour for us that the Honourable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath ji is watching our film based on the life and daredevilry of the last Hindu Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan who shed every drop of blood in his body to defend Bharatmata. Our film salutes the courage and valour of the mighty king and we hope that the people of our nation is inspired by his values of protecting his motherland at any cost."

Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi added, "Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan and his life is a living example of how every Indian must live for his family, his country and his freedom. The values of the mighty samrat are still relevant and will continue to be relevant as we battle historical and cultural manipulation in an age of information. It is our great honour that the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath ji is watching our film tomorrow and blessing our attempt in bringing to life the story of Bharatmata’s brave son."

About Samrat Prithviraj 

Samrat Prithviraj is directed by Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi, who is recognized for his unique television epic Chanakya and the critically acclaimed Pinjar. The beautiful and talented Manushi Chillar makes this year’s awaited debut as Samrat Prithviraj’s most beloved Sanyogita. Akshay Kumar tackles a historical role for the first time. Samrat Prithviraj is set to release on June 3 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. 

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