Ashutosh Gowariker is all set to lit-up the big screens with his 18th-century grandiosity in Panipat. It’s based on the brave story of the third battle of Panipat. A historical drama is never easy to execute. This time Ashutosh Gowariker has spent a huge amount from the budget to get the authenticity right.
For this, the production designer has assembled his team to conduct thorough research about the weapons that were used in the 18th century. Weapons including Shamshers, Khanda & Gupti are successfully replicated by this team. Shields known tilwah were also recreated by the team.
Panipat’s producer, according to an online portal, said that period films require a higher investment than regular feature films. The report also states that he said that it is important to pay attention to facets like make-up and props to make the movie as authentic as possible.
In the film, Arjun Kapoor is portraying the character of Sadashiv Rao Bhau, Kriti Sanon will play the role of his wife Parvati Bai. The antagonist of the story Ahmed Shah Abdali will be played by Sanjay Dutt. Zeenat Aman, in the film, will be seen as Sakina Begum.