In a yet to be named period saga based on the life and conquest of Chatrapati Shivaji, Shahid Kapoor is slated to play the lead role. Ashwin Varde of “Kabir Singh” fame has collaborated with Lyca productions who are making their great Bollywood entry.
The great Maratha warrior has intrigued Indians to a great extent but so far despite best efforts of film maker the project of filming the life of the combatant has not gone on the floors as yet. Post Shahid’s period film “Padmavat”, he has been offered the Role of Chattrapati Shivaji, Shahid is eagerly looking forward to playing the character of the great warrior as his previous role in a period film was much acclaimed by audience and critics both. The actor is also enthusiastic to work again with Kabir Singh director Ashwin Varde,
The nuances of theis project are being put together and are yet to be finalized. Though the actor is yet to sign on the dotted line, it is expected that Shahid will do full justice to the image of the iconic warrior and pride of the nation. While there are other ace film makers and actors also working on the making of similar biopic expectations from Shahid Kapoor are quite high.