Arjun Kapoor had started the shooting for Ashutosh Gowariker‘s periodic drama ‘Panipat’. Arjun Kapoor will be seen playing the character of Sadashiv Rao Bhau for which he had to go complete bald to look similar to the Maratha worrier. It will be very interesting to see Arjun in a periodic drama as it’s his first film of this genre.
Today is the 256th anniversary of ‘The Third Battle of Panipat’, and Arjun took his Twitter to share a video where he is paying a tribute to the Maratha Martyr who lost their lives will fighting for this nation. He captioned the video as, “To the brave Maratha heroes! Respect. #ThirdBattleOfPanipat.”
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) January 14, 2019
Ashutosh Gowariker’s film is based on the ‘The Third Battle of Panipat’ between the king of Afghanistan and the Maratha forces. The invading army of King of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali was supported by the two Indian allies- the Rohilla Afghans of the Doab and Shuja-Ud-Daula, the Nawab of Awadh. The film ‘Panipat’ also stars Kriti Sanon as Parvatibai (second wife Sadashiv Rao Bhau). The film also stars Sanjay Dutt in a leading role.