EXCLUSIVE: Vicky Kaushal’s The Immortal Ashwatthama to roll from June; will begin weapon training in February

The Immortal Ashwatthama will see Uri: The Surgical Strike trio Vicky Kaushal, director Aditya Dhar and producer Ronnie Screwvala collaborate for the second time.

Avinash Lohana
Written by Avinash Lohana , Journalist
Updated on Jan 30, 2021 | 06:18 PM IST | 458.8K
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EXCLUSIVE: Vicky Kaushal’s The Immortal Ashwatthama to roll from June; will begin weapon training in February

Soon after the release of Uri: The Surgical Strike in 2019, Vicky Kaushal, director Aditya Dhar and producer Ronnie Screwvala had announced another collaboration as The Immortal Ashwatthama. Reportedly, an action-based superhero film set in modern times, the makers recently unveiled its first poster which was received with encouraging response on social media. “Raising the bar higher for the superhero genre not only in India but across the world, this film is a high-concept visual spectacle in the making,” Dhar wrote on Twitter.

We now have some more updates on this much-awaited film. A source close to the development informs Pinkvilla that The Immortal Ashwatthama will roll on the floors in June this year. “The film is scheduled to be shot between June 2021 and December 2021. Earlier the makers had plans to film in the UK, but owing to the present COVID-19 situation they are now looking at Hungary and Iceland. Aditya and his team will head for a recce in April depending on the situation in these countries,” says the source.


However, the prep for the film has already begun. The informer further adds that Vicky is already sweating it out in the gym to acquire the look required for the film and will start his weapon training from mid-February. “He will be training in archery, sword-fighting, spear-fighting and martial arts. Besides Ashwatthama, the film will also feature a couple of more characters from Mahabharata, casting for which is presently underway,” informs the source. 

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Vicky is currently busy with Vijay Krishna Acharya's next with Manushi Chhillar. He will also be seen in Shoojit Sircar’s Sardar Udham.

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