Actor Riteish Deshmukh and Sairat director Nagraj Manjule are coming together for another interesting project. The duo made an announcement on Wednesday that they are currently working on a multilingual trilogy on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. They announced it on his 390th birth anniversary. It will be produced by Riteish Deshmukh’s production – Mumbai Film Company.
Riteish took to Twitter to share a teaser of the announcement. He wrote, “Proud to present. Seeking your blessings, Jay Shivray.”
अभिमानाने सादर करत आहोत…
तुम्हा सर्वांचा आशिर्वाद असू द्या….
जय शिवराय [email protected] @AjayAtulOnline pic.twitter.com/WIwnZHk3K0
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) February 19, 2020
“Standing at the threshold of a dream, this might be the case…Today, on the occasion of Shivaji’s birthday, it is a pleasure to say that Shivratri is coming along with Ritesh Deshmukh and Ajay-Atul,” Nagraj Manjule wrote.
एखाद्या स्वप्नाच्या उंबरठ्यावर उभं राहणं म्हणजे हेच असावं कदाचित…आज शिवरायांच्या जन्मदिनाच्या निमित्ताने हे सांगायला लय आनंद वाटतोय की
रितेश देशमुख, अजय-अतुल यांच्या सोबतीने घेऊन येतोय शिवत्रयी
शिवरायांच्या जन्मदिनाच्या खूप साऱ्या सदिच्छा ???????? pic.twitter.com/r4GaizGCeE
— nagraj manjule (@Nagrajmanjule) February 19, 2020
Along with Najraj, his Sairat music composers Ajay-Atul are also part of the upcoming trilogy.
On the work front, Riteish Deshmukh is gearing up for the release of Baaghi 3 starring alongside Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor and Ankita Lokhande. The film, directed by Ahmed Khan, is releasing on March 6.
On the other hand, Najraj Manjule has directed by Amitabh Bachchan starrer Jhund that is scheduled for May 8, 2020, release.