After the successful release of Ludo, actor Aditya Roy Kapur is gearing up for a new project titled ‘Om: The Battle Within’ which is set to be an action entertainer. The film was announced yesterday on the eve of Kapur’s 35th birthday and has already created a wave of excitement among the fans as their expectations from the actor have raised up on another level especially after his excellent performance in Ludo.
Produced by Ahmed Khan and Shaira Khan, the film will be presented by Zee Studios. ‘Om: The Battle Within’ is stated to be an out-and-out commercial action film. The film will be helmed by debutant director Kapil Verma, action director Tinu Verma’s son, and is set to go on floors in December. The film is slated for a 2021 release.
Sharing the news, trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter, “ADITYA ROY KAPUR IN #OM… On #AdityaRoyKapur’s birthday today, producers Zee Studios, Ahmed Khan and Shaira Khan announce new film starring the actor… Titled #Om – The Battle Within… Directed by Kapil Verma… The action entertainer starts this Dec… 2021 release (sic).”
The report states that the story, locations, and action sequences were crafted entirely during the lockdown period. Ahmed Khan demands the hero to be physically massive for which Aditya Roy Kapur will be training intensely. A report in Mumbai Mirror stated, “The film revolves around emotionally disturbed relationships in the line of duty.” And it remains to be seen who all will be part of this big project.
Meanwhile, 2020 has been a great year for Kapur beginning from a big box office hit Malang, then Sadak 2 on OTT which however received a mixed response, and then Ludo last week which has turned out to be a great entertainer for the audience this Diwali.
Share your views and stay tuned to The Indian Wire for more such articles and analysis.