The film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood and marks the screen debut of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar Historical film “Prithviraj”, starring Akshay Kumar in the title role, is slated to be released in theatres on June 10. Based on the life of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan, the movie was previously scheduled to hit the screens on January 21 but was postponed owing to the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country.

Kumar took to Twitter to announce the new release date of the film, produced by Yash Raj Films.

“The grand Samrat #Prithviraj Chauhan’s historic journey is coming to the big screen on 10th June in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu,” the 54-year-old star wrote alongside the character posters of the cast.

The teaser of the film was unveiled in November 2021.

The upcoming film is directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, best known for helming the television epic “Chanakya” (1991) and the 2003 film adaptation of Amrita Pritam’s novel “Pinjar”.

“Prithviraj” also stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood and marks the screen debut of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, who plays the role of Sanyogita.On his 52nd birthday, actor Akshay Kumar announced his new project, a biopic on Samrat Prithiviraj Chauhan. Titled Prithviraj , the movie will be directed by filmmaker Chandraparaksh Dwivedi.

Yash Raj Films is producing the project.

Akshay said playing “one of the most fearless and courageous kings of India, Prithviraj Chauhan” is an honour for him.

“As a nation, we should always celebrate our heroes and immortalize what they did to propagate the values that Indians lived by. Prithviraj is our attempt to bring to light his valour and daredevilry,” he said in a statement.

“Prithviraj was the only person standing in front of a merciless nemesis and the bravery he showed, made him a true Indian hero, an inspiration for generations and a legend. So this announcement coming on my birthday has indeed made it more special for me,” the actor said.