Ajay Devgn and Kajol starrer Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
completes one year today. The epic historical drama Tanhaji became the biggest blockbuster of 2020 before the coronavirus outbreak forced everyone to stop including the entertainment industry.
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior marked the 100th film of Ajay Devgn's career. He portrayed the role of Maratha warrior Taanaji Malusare fighting for the principle of 'Bhagwa' (saffron) flag and 'Swaraj' (home-rule) and 'Satya' (truth).
Now, as the movie has completed one year from its release, Ajay Devgn took to his Twitter account and celebrates the success of the Tanhaji. Shared a clip from the film, Ajay wrote, "Tanhaji-The Unsung Hero helped ADFFILMS & me begin last year with a box office bang Due to the Pandemic, the rest of 2020 remained a blur. A year on, I'm taking time to celebrate this brave warrior again. Here's to my co-actors, director & entire cast, and crew".
Kajol, who essayed his onscreen wife, Savitribai Malusare also shared the post and wrote, "The longest year ever ... #1YearOfTanhaji!".
Directed by Om Raut and produced by Ajay Devgn's Ajay Devgn Films and Bhushan Kumar's T-Series, the movie also featured Saif Ali Khan, in the antagonist role of Uday Bhan, a Rajput official, who used to work for Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.
On the business front, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior was the highest grosser film of 2020. It grossed INR 361 crores worldwide. It collected INR 277.75 crores as India Nett while the India gross collection was INR 325 crores.
Tanhaji Box Office Collection | Day Wise | Worldwide
Meanwhile, Ajay Devgn has commenced the shoot of his upcoming directorial film Mayday, wherein he plays the lead along with Amitabh Bachchan and Rakul Preet Singh. The film is scheduled to release on April 29, 2022. Post this, Ajay is expected to resume work on Syed Abdul Rahim's biopic, titled Maidaan. He will also be seen in Thank God, with Sidharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh.