Saif Ali Khan to play 'Lankesh' in Prabhas starrer Adipurush

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan has been impressing the viewers lately with a variety of roles. Now, he is all set to play Lankesh in Prabhas starrer 3D action-drama Adipurush. Wife Kareena Kapoor Khan shared the logo poster and wrote, “Presenting the most handsome devil in history… my man Saif Ali Khan.”

Actor Prabhas shared that Saif will step into the role of the devil Lankesh and wrote, “7,000 years ago existed the world’s most intelligent demon,” that’s how Adipurush’s director Om Raut described Lankesh’s existence in our mythology. The film’s regular shoot will kick-start from January and the theatrical release will be in 2022.

Talking about the film, Saif Ali Khan said, “I’m thrilled to be working with Omi dada again. He has a grand vision and the technical knowledge to pull it off. I’m thrilled to be a part of this project. I look forward to clashing swords with the mighty Prabhas and to play a role that is electrifying and demonic.”

T-Series’ Bhushan Kumar will be bankrolling this Hindi-Telugu bilingual biggie in association with Prasad Sutar, Rajesh Nair and Om Raut. The film will also have a wide release in Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.