Writer KV Vijayendra Prasad, best known for his screenplay of hit films such as “Baahubali” and “RRR”, is set to write a film based on the famous novel “Anandmath” by famous Bengali novelist Bankim Chandra Chatterjee . Titled “1770-Ek Sangram,” author-turned-filmmaker Ram Kamal Mukherjee and former Zee Studio director Sujoyy Kuttyiy announced the project on Friday, which marks the 128th anniversary of the novelist’s death. Salman Khan confirms about Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2 at RRR pre-release event! KV Vijayendra Prasad will write the script for the film.
The film also marks the 150th anniversary of “Vande Matram”, the song Chatterjee had composed for his novel “Anandamath” which was published in Bangadarshan magazine in 1872. The film will be produced by Shhailendra Kkumar of SS1 Entertainment, Suraj Sharma of PK Entertainment and will be conducted in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. “When Sujoyy approached me for ‘Anandamath’, I was a little surprised. I had read the novel many years ago, and frankly, I didn’t think today’s generation would be able to connect with the subject.
“But when I met Ram Kamal and he shared his vision on ‘Anandamath’, he had a completely different view of the novel. It was commercial and related to human emotions. After a few sessions, I am now delighted to to work on the subject with a completely new perspective. It will be a huge challenge for me to recreate the magic of Anandamath,” Prasad said in a statement.
Sujoyy Kuttiy said he was delighted to recreate the magic of Vande Mataram on screen by revisiting the classic. Rowdy Rathore 2: The Action Movie Sequel Akshay Kumar Starrer is happening, KV Vijayendra Prasad confirms working on the script.
“I worked with Vijayendra sir in ‘Manikarnika’ and also worked closely with him on a few other projects. When Ram Kamal approached me with ‘1770-Ek Sangram’ I immediately thought of Vijayendra sir, because of its scale and structure. “I’m glad we have young producers like Shhailendra Kkumar and Suraj Sharma who think the script is the real hero of the film. Once we’re ready with the first draft of the script, we’ll start locking down our main tracks.”
Ram Kamal Mukherjee called the adaptation of “Anandmath” a dream project. “I will work with India’s famous creative team and make sure it’s a visual treat for the audience. Anandamath”. The story of Sanyasis who fought against the British Raj and sowed the seeds of independence. I felt this story could be recreated on celluloid on a different scale,” Mukherjee said. The film, according to the makers, will have a huge budget and will be shot in Hyderabad, West Bengal and London. should start at the end of the year.
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