Latest Bollywood News, Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar to play Sanyogita in Akshay Kumar starrer Prithviraj, Manushi said her life so far has been a fairy tale and she is now looking forward to her big debut opposite Akshay Kumar in Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s Prithviraj. The film is based on the life and heroism of the fearless Prithviraj Chauhan. While Akshay will play the titular role, Manushi will be essaying the character of Sanyogita, the love of his life.
The director said that the team was looking for a gorgeous, strong and confident face and they found Manushi. Interestingly, Manushi auditioned for the role a couple of times.”We wanted to be dead sure with this casting and she nailed it each time. She has been rehearsing six days a week since then and is being thoroughly groomed for the last nine months by Yash Raj Films (YRF),” said Pinjar director. And he added, “We auditioned a lot of young, fresh faces for the role because we were looking for a stunningly gorgeous Indian heroine. While Sanyogita was an incredibly beautiful person, she was also a strong, confident girl. We were looking to find someone who could match the magnetic persona of Sanyogita and we found that in Manushi.”
Prithviraj is being produced by Yash Raj Films. Chandraprakash Dwivedi is known to have directed the television epic Chanakya and controversial film Mohalla Assi besides National Award-winning Pinjar. It is scheduled to release on Diwali 2020.
On Twitter Akshay Kumar Says, “truly happy to share the news of my first historical film on my birthday. I’m humble to the opportunity to play a hero I look up to for his valor and values – Samraj Prithviraj Chauhan – is one of my biggest films”