The first look of Kunal Kapoor's upcoming period drama Veeram A Tragedy of Ambition has been released and the actor is seen in a never before avatar. Sporting long tresses and putting on 12 kilos, Kapoor looks all set to play an ancient warrior.
Set in the backdrop of ancient Kerala, it is said to be the story of the warrior Chanthu Chekavar.
Chekavars were legendary warriors in Kerala who would often fight battles for the nobility.
Some reports even suggest that the film is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth.
The excited actor shared the poster on Twitter.
— kunal kapoor (@kapoorkkunal) August 18, 2016
Directed by national award winning filmmaker Jayaraj Nair, the film will be a tri-lingual releasing in Malayalam, Hindi and Tamil.