8 things to know about Prabhas 'Adipurush'

WRITTEN BY Aditi Shrivastava entertainment

Adipurush

Adipurush will be Prabhas' debut film under the direction of Om Raut, who previously produced the blockbuster Tanhaji in 2020.

Adipurush Inspiration

Om Raut was fascinated with the 1992 Japanese movie Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama, which gave him the idea to adapt the epic Ramayana for the big screen using modern technology.

Adipurush derived from Ramayana

The Indian mythological epic Ramayana provides the basis for Adipurush.

Adipurush cast

The movie, starring Prabhas as Raghava, Kriti Sanon as Janaki, and Saif Ali Khan as Lankesh, was simultaneously shot in Hindi and Telugu.

VFX on the roll

Just like Brahmastra the makers of Adipurush plan to use never-before-seen VFX effects in addition to well-choreographed, intense action sequences.

Adipurush release date

The movie is slated for a standard, 3D, and IMAX 3D theatrical release on January 12, 2023.

Adipurush story

The plot is inspired by the story of Shri Rama who managed to defeat powerful demon Ravana to save his wife Maa Sita.

Adipurush budget

With a budget of 500 crore, Adipurush is one of the most costly Indian movies ever produced. Visual effects are expected to cost over 250 crore rupees.

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