Vicky Kaushal and Aditya Dhar to reteam for a period war film?

Vicky Kaushal & Aditya Dhar
Vicky Kaushal & Aditya Dhar

While their blockbuster film Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019) is still running in several cinemas across India, reports are coming in that actor Vicky Kaushal and filmmaker Aditya Dhar have collaborated again.

According to reports, Vicky Kaushal has been roped in to play the role of the Mahabharata character Ashwathama, who fought against the Pandavas in the epic war of Kurukshetra. Ronnie Screwvala, who also produced Uri: The Surgical Strike, will bankroll the untitled movie under his banner, RSVP.

The makers are planning to mount the movie on a huge scale. It will be shot across several places in India and Aditya will begin recce soon. Expected to hit the shooting floor towards the end of 2019, the film may enter theatres in mid-2020.

“After Uri, the makers wanted to return with something big and interesting. Aditya has been working on this script since a long time, even before Uri released, and when he sounded out Ronnie and Vicky, they immediately jumped on board. The film will be mounted on a big scale and will be shot later this year,” a source reveals.

Talking about Vicky Kaushal’s upcoming projects, the talented actor is presently preparing for Shoojit Sircar’s next, Udham Singh. He also has filmmaker Karan Johar’s Takht on his platter. He also headlines an untitled horror film being made under the banner of Dharma Productions.