“Prithviraj is mainly based on an epic called Prithviraj Raso”: director Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi

Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi clearly has a fascination with adapting to groundbreaking books and creating an equally brilliant cinema. He has directed some incredibly reviewed projects such as Pinjar, Mohalla Assi and also directed the legendary television show Chanakya. The filmmaker is busy with his next Prithviraj with Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chhillar and shows on World Book Day how an epic Prithviraj Raso is the inspiration for this long-awaited historical event.

“Prithviraj is also mainly based on medieval literature, an epic called ‘Prithviraj Raso’ by the great poet Chand Bardai. Aside from some versions of Raso, there are many other literary works about Prithviraj, his life and time. There are also comments on Raso, ”reveals Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi.

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Dwivedi says that for Prithviraj he had to delve deep into the thorough exploration of the Warrior King. He says, “I am engaged in extensive research while enjoying the process of entering the unknown and unexplored world of the great heroes of India and their time. It’s like a dialogue with these great characters in their time. I am sure that most writers must have experienced this strange phenomenon. “

He adds, “Aside from history, I love exploring art, archeology, costumes, material culture, and available historical data. In other words, I love doing archaeological exploration and excavation on the pages of a literary work or historical fiction to recreate the era and personalities of its time. As an artist who loves to paint the screen of the cinema with light and a camera, that gives me great joy and satisfaction. “

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The filmmaker believes that the stories of great warriors like Prithviraj are extremely relevant in this day and age when good is constantly engaged in a battle against evil. He says, “I don’t make characters like Prithviraj to make them relevant to young viewers. I choose them as my theme for cinema because they are relevant to our time and all times to come. They shine bright stars in the galaxy of great historical characters that will inspire many generations to come. “

Yash Raj Films makes its greatest story in Prithviraj based on the life and heroism of the fearless and powerful King Prithviraj Chauhan. Superstar Akshay Kumar examines the role of the legendary warrior who valiantly fought against the merciless Muhammad of Ghor. The ethereally gorgeous Manushi plays the role of his beloved Sanyogita and her launch is definitely one of the most anticipated debuts of 2021.

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