Samrat Prithviraj aka Prithviraj is a 2022 Bollywood biographical-historical-drama written and directed by Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi. Also, he directed the biggest television epic Chanakya. Samrat Prithviraj is based on the life of King Prithviraj Chauhan. The movie stars Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chhillar, Sanjay Dutt and Sonu Sood in the lead roles.
Therefore, the movie is based on Prithviraj Raso. A Braj language epic poem about the full life of Prithviraj Chauhan, a Rajput king from the Chahamana dynasty. It features Akshay Kumar as Prithviraj Chauhan. However, Manushi Chhillar tends to make her Hindi film debut playing the role of Sanyogita. The movie additionally stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Manav Vij, Ashutosh Rana and Sakshi Tanwar as other important characters.
A motion lease Yash Raj movies released the film on 9 September 2019. Also, they revealed its release in cinemas on Diwali 2020. The film’s shoot resumed in 2020 at YRF Studios in October. However, originally titled Prithviraj, the movie ended up renamed Samrat Prithviraj adhering to courtroom litigation before its planned launch on 3 Summer 2022 few days.
The movie is based on the poem ‘Prithviraj Raso’
Samrat Prithviraj opens in a gladiator-like setting in Ghazi. In Afghanistan where a frail, blinded Samrat Prithviraj (Akshay Kumar) we can see him with valour as he locks horns with ferocious lions. So, a crowd of spectators along with Sultan Mohammad Ghori (Manav Vij) hold their breath and watch this display of raw masculinity and bravura.
Also, the period drama then hits the rewind button and takes us through some chapters from Samrat Prithviraj’s life. However, it shows the First Battle Of Tarain where he had his adversary Mohammad Ghori at his feet. Then how this ‘last Hindu king’ had to face defeat and then, ultimately death owing to a betrayal.
In between, the makers also squeeze in how Prithviraj has to deal with his future father-in-law Jaychand (Ashutosh Rana) to marry his daughter Sanyogita (Manushi Chhillar). As she is head over heels in love with him.
Samrat Prithviraj Movie Release Date
Samrat Prithviraj came into theatres on 3 June 2022. However, they announced the film earlier for cinema release on 13 November 2020 with Diwali. However, they postponed it due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So, the shooting began in Jaipur on 15 November 2019. Its first teaser was launched on 15 November 2021. Other details related to the film are given.
Samrat Prithviraj Cast and Characters
Akshay Kumar as Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan and Sanjay Dutt as Kaka Kanha. Sonu Sood as Chand BardaiManushi Chhillar as Sanyogita. Also, Manav Vij as Muhammad GhoriAshutosh Rana as Jayachandra[Sakshi TanwarLalit Tiwari as Anangpal TomarAjoy ChakrabartyDeependra Singh Govind Pandey as PajawanNikkita Chadha.
- Is Samrat Prithviraj based on a real story?
The action drama film Samrat Prithviraj is a true story of the life of Rajput king Prithviraj Chauhan.
2. Who is the producer of the Samrat Prithviraj movie?
Aditya Chopra produced the film Samrat Prithviraj.
3. Who is the director of Samrat Prithviraj’s movie?
Chandraprakash Dwivedi directed the movie.
4. Who is the writer of Samrat Prithviraj’s movie?
Chandraprakash Dwivedi wrote the Samrat Prithviraj movie.
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