Superstar Prabhas’ upcoming 3D magnum-opus Adipurush, directed by Om Raut, has been in the news ever since its inception. The film brings together Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan, and Prabhas for the first time.
Now, the latest buzz is that the makers have approached Bigg Boss winner and Bollywood actor Siddharth Shukla to play a crucial role in Adipurush. As per reports, he will be essaying the role of Meganath in this mega project.
According to Ramayana, Meghnad was the son of Raavan and Mandodari. He was the prince of Lanka and also the possessor of Indra Lok (Heaven). Regarded as one of the greatest warriors, Meghnad played a key role in the war between Ram and Raavan.
(Also read: Ajay Devgn will not join the cast of Adipurush)
Siddharth Shukla was last seen in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and a few TV shows. He was also the winner of reality shows Bigg Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He will be soon seen in ALT Balaji’s Broken But Beautiful 3, the trailer for which created a lot of buzz recently.
The team had already shot for 60 days in Mumbai’s Film City when they had to stall the shooting of the film due to the second wave of COVID-19. The team has apparently decided to move to Hyderabad to complete rest of 90 days of shoot.
Adipurush is a big budget pan-India film and is based on the Hindi epic Ramayana. The film stars Prabhas as Lord Ram, Saif Ali Khan as Ravana/Lankesh, Kriti Sanon as Sita and Sunny Singh as Lakshman. The film is slated to release in cinemas in 3D on August 11, 2022.