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Kharthik Palani Roped In As Cinematographer For Prabhas’ ‘Adipurush’


On Tuesday, the title and motion poster of Prabhas‘ 22nd film with Tanhaji director Om Raut was unveiled. Titled Adipurush, the epic drama will be jointly bankrolled by Om Raut, Prasad Sutar, and Rajesh Nair under their Retrophiles banner and by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under their T-Series banner.

Read: Prabhas And Om Raut Join Together For ‘Prabhas 22’ Titled ‘Adipurush’

Following this announcement, the makers have now revealed the cinematographer of the film. Kharthik Palani who was widely appreciated for his visuals in the recent Keerthy Suresh starrer Penguin. He has earlier worked on films like Love Shagun (Hindi, 2016) and Next Nuvve (Telugu, 2017). The cinematographer is elated with the career leap.

Adipurush is reportedly a screen adaptation of the Indian epic Ramayana and the magnum opus bilingual will be shot in 3D.

While the film marks Prabhas’ first association with Om Raut, Adipursh will be his third association with Bhushan Kumar after Saaho and the recently announced Radhe Shyam. The film is said to be high on action and VFX.

It will be shot in Hindi and Telugu and will see a dubbed release in Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada. The team is currently working on the pre-production for the film and will go on floors in 2021. The film is slated for release in 2022.

Watch the Adipurush title announcement video here.

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