Ranbir Kapoor is all set to make a comeback on the big screen with his upcoming film Shamshera. The multi-starrer film which is a pan-India project is an attempt to cross language barriers and connect with audiences across the country. The film is a special project for RK, as it is his first theatrical release after the demise of father Rishi Kapoor. Ranbir recently shared that he wishes his father late actor Rishi Kapoor was alive to watch the film. Rishi passed away after battling cancer on April 30, 2020.
Ranbir said in a press statement, “I wish my father was alive to see this film. He has always been frankly honest about his criticism, if he liked or didn’t like something, especially my work.” With They are proud of me.”
He added, “I definitely want to grow as an actor and a star and Shamshera is definitely a positive step in that direction. You want to make films for a bigger audience. You want to tell such stories. Which can connect and entertain different generations of the audience.”
In Shamshera, Ranbir plays the titular role of a man who is enslaved and later becomes a leader to protect his clan.
The story of Shamshera is set in the fictional town of Kaza, where a warrior tribe is imprisoned, enslaved and tortured by a ruthless authoritarian general Shuddh Singh. This is the story of a man who became a slave, a slave who became a leader and then became a legend for his clan. He fights tirelessly for the freedom and honor of his clan. Her name is Shamshera.
The high-octane, adrenaline-pumping entertainer is set in the heart of India in the 1800s. This is a never seen before big promise from Ranbir Kapoor who plays the role of Shamshera in the film! Sanjay Dutt plays Ranbir’s arch-enemy in this massive casting coup and his showdown with Ranbir will be a sight to behold as they will go after each other brutally without any mercy.
Directed by Karan Malhotra, this action extravaganza is produced by Aditya Chopra and is slated to release on July 22, 2022 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
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