Hrithik Roshan launches trailer of Kunal Kapoor's Veeram, set in 13th century Kerala
Hrithik Roshan launched the trailer of longtime friend Kunal Kapoor's upcoming Malayalam war epic directed by Jayaraj. It is an adaptation of Macbeth.
Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan has launched the trailer of Kunal Kapoor's upcoming film Veeram on online platforms like Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday.
Kunal, on Tuesday morning took to Twitter, where he announced that Hrithik will be unveiling the trailer of Veeram, a trilingual period drama. "Launching today on Facebook at 10 by Hrithik Roshan, Veeram," Kunal tweeted on Tuesday morning.
Hrithik shared the link of the trailer on his official Facebook and Twitter page and called it 'incredible'. Kunal retweeted the Kaabil star's post and thanked him.
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) February 14, 2017
Veeram is an adaptation of the legendary poet William Shakespeare's classic Macbeth. Set in the 13th century Kerala, Veeram resuscitates the real-life character made famous through folklore, literature and songs.
Sharing broad similarities with the rise and fall of Macbeth, the film spans the journey of Chandu (played by Kunal), a Kalaripayattu warrior, who meets a tragic end as an outcome of betrayal.
Produced by Chandrakala Arts, Veeram has been shot in three different languages -- Hindi, English and Malayalam.
The film is directed by Jayaraj and is his fifth in the Navarasa series after Karunam, Shantham, Bheebhatsa and Adbutham. It has been shot in the scenic locales of the Ellora caves in Aurangabad, Fatehpur Sikri in Agra and in a few areas in Kerala.
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