Through Twitter Shivaay actor Ajay Devgn has announced that he will be playing the role of Taanaji Malusare who has been one of the military leaders under Chatrapati Shivaji.
The actor is known mostly for action and comedy movies. Both the categories have been ticked by the actor with the upcoming release of Baadshaho directed by Milan Lutharia and Golmaal Again by Rohit Shetty. Now, Ajay is completely ready to dive in to the war zone with Taanaji. Movie is based on the great Marathi Warrior. By holding a sword in one arm, he may try to protect himself from an attack with others. Look of the actor is pretty heroic on the occasion. The character is quite apt for the actor. What to do you think?
First look of the movie has been posted by the actor himself. It shows how much excited he is about the movie.
Taanaji is especially remembered in the history for the battle in the year 1670. It is the time when he has been asked to get hold of the Kondana Fort in Pune. Fortress has been conquered by the warrior with the assistance of domesticated and monitored lizards that climbs through the walls. Uses of ropes have been noticed at the time too. The ropes have been nested by them successfully. The battle has been won by the Shivaji’s troops. However, Taanaji has lost his life in between. Later on, Shivaji has honoured him with the phrase “Gal Ala Pan Sinh Gela”. Story is a pretty popular in history of Marathas.
Director of the movie Taanaji, Om Raut has done another movie on the freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak also. Release of the movie Taanaji will be around 2019.