Actor Saif Ali Khan is all set to play the role of ‘Lankesh’ aka Ravana from the Hindu text Ramayana in director Om Raut’s next film titled Adipurush. The makers of Prabhas-starrer Adipurush released a new poster of the movie, introducing Saif Ali Khan as the villain Prabhas will be seen playing the main character – the role of Lord Rama, one of the most worshipped gods by Hindus.
Sharing the poster, the official handle of T Series captioned: “7000 years ago existed the world’s most intelligent demon! #Adipurush #Prabhas #SaifAliKhan @omraut @ItsBhushanKumar @vfxwaala @rajeshnair06 @retrophiles1 #TSeries.” The poster shows the English alphabet A in a huge font. Towards the top end of it, we can see a graphic showing the 10 heads of Saif as Lankesh.
— TSeries (@TSeries) September 3, 2020
Saif Ali Khan shared, “I am thrilled to be working with Omi Dada again. He has a really big vision and knowledge of technology to reinvigorate this story. The way Tanhaji was shot has taken me to a different level from the cutting edge era of cinema, and this time it would be a new experience. This is an extraordinary project and I am thrilled to be a part of it! I look forward to fighting swords with the mighty Prabhas and playing the role of villain.”
On this, Prabhas wrote that “I am very excited to work with Saif Ali Khan and I am very proud to be on the big screen with such a great artist.” Filmmaker Om Raut added, “To play the most powerful villain from our epic, we needed a brilliant actor. Who could be better than Saif Ali Khan to play this powerful role, one of the greatest in the industry Is one of the actors? I enjoy working with him every day. I am looking forward to this exciting journey with him.”