Ajay Devgn To Play Chanakya In Neeraj Pandey’s Next Film, Blockbuster Confirm
Ajay Devgn, who was last seen in Raid, has also signed up for Indra Kumar’s Total Dhamaal. And now Ajay Devgn will also be seen in Neeraj Pandey’s next film. Ajay Devgn confirmed his next big project titled Chanakya. The actor took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “Looking forward to playing #Chanakya, a film about one of the greatest thinkers in Indian History, directed by @neerajpofficial.” Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film will be based on the life and teachings of Chanakya, the greatest political thinker, philosopher, economist and royal advisor.
Neeraj Pandey is not the first one to adapt Chanakya’s life onscreen. In 1977, Telugu film Chanakya Chandragupta adapted their story . Several television shows have also depicted Chandragupta Maurya and Chanakya’s tale too.
Talking about the film in a statement, Ajay said, “I am truly looking forward to playing Chanakya. I’ve followed Neeraj Pandey’s work closely and I know Neeraj will tell this story with the clarity and passion with which it needs to be told.”Neeraj Pandey is known for films like Special 26, A Wednesday, Baby and Rustom among others.
Currently Ajay Devgn is busy with Total Dhamaal in which Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Jawed Jafri, Sanjay Mishra and many others will also be seen in the film.