The latest update is that actor Sidharth Shukla, most loved by Hindi filmdom, will be joining the cast of ‘Adipurush’. While the makers haven’t released any official statement about his character, there are reports that Sidharth will be seen essaying the role of Meghnad, the elder son of Ravana. According to the reports, his character will be a pivotal one, and he will have a lot of scope to perform. The team recently narrated the script to him over a phone call and he was quite impressed with it. However, an official confirmation is awaited about Sidharth Shukla’s role.
It is worth mentioning that Sidharth Shukla was the winner of the reality shows Bigg Boss 13. The famous television personality made his Bollywood debut with the 2014 romantic comedy ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’. The film featured Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Ashutosh Rana in the lead roles. He made his presence felt in several web series, television shows, music videos and films as a guest.
Touted to be a mythological action-drama, ‘Adipurush’ is said to be the adaptation of the Indian epic that revolves around the triumph of good over evil. The makers have roped in popular actors such as Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan and Sunny Singh among others, making it an ensemble cast. The shooting for the movie commenced in 2021 but had to be delayed due to the second wave of pandemic-induced lockdown. The makers of the movie have announced that the movie will hit the big screens on August 13, 2022.