Mumbai, June 10, 2021: Yash Raj Films' much-awaited film, Prithviraj, starring Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chillar, is all set to become the first Bollywood biggie to resume shooting after the second covid-19 lockdown.
Directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the shoot of film will resume tomorrow on June 11, in Mumbai. The team will make sure that all the precautionary norms of Covid19 will be followed strictly to avoid further delay.
Prithviraj is a historical action drama film, in which Akshay Kumar plays the role of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan who stood strong and battled against Muhammad of Ghor. Former Miss World, Manushi Chillar makes her Hindi film debut by playing his beloved wife Sanyogita.
According to the director, Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Prithviraj is based on the epic poem Prithviraj Raso by Chand Bardai
. Apart from direction, Dwivedi has also written the script of the film, which is slated to release on 5 November 2021.
Earlier, producer Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films had vaccinated its employees in YRF Studios in Mumbai so that the pending films can resume shootings. He has now started a vaccination drive for the members of the Hindi film industry, under which, he has pledged to vaccinate 30,000 members of FWICE.