Ajay Devgn has announced his next movie. He will be seen in the lead role as ‘Chankya’ in the ‘Chanakya’ movie. Chanakya was an Indian teacher, philosopher, jurist, royal advisor and economist based of 4th Century BCE. He led to the establishment of Maurya Empire by serving as the chief advisor to Chandragupta Maurya, the first Mauryan emperor. He is also referred by other names as Kauṭilya or Vishnugupta.
‘Chanakya’ movie will be directed by Neeraj Pandey who has given successful hits like A Wednesday!, Baby, Rustom, and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. It will be produced by three production houses which includes Plan C Studios, Reliance Entertainment, and Friday Filmworks. That means that the film is expected to be Bahubali kind. As of now the plot, screenplay, cast aren’t known/ finalized yet. We might be looking at yet another 1000 crore movie.
Since the movie has been just announced there are lot many things to be finalised. The movie trailer/teaser will be out soon and the expected Chanakya release date can be drilled down to 2021.
‘Chanakya’ is been recognized as the Greatest Thinker in Indian history. There are little details about him, most derived from ‘Kautilya: Understanding the Colossal Genius’, a book written by Mahesh Prabhu.
Ajay Devgn last acted in Raj Kumar Gupta’s ‘Raid’ movie which was critically a hit. He has Simmba directed by Rohit Shetty, Total Dhamaal by Indra Kumar, De De Pyaar De, and Helicopter Eela movie which are releasing this year. He also an untitled film directed by Luv Ranjan scheduled for 25 December 2020 release. Isn’t it Chankya movie or is it the ‘Taanaji, The Unsung Warrior‘?