After ‘Raid’ Bhushan Kumar to co-produce Ajay Devgn’s costume drama ‘Taanaji’
In the past few years, Bhushan Kumar has emerged as one of the most sought-after film producers having given some of the most successful films such as ‘Hindi Medium’, ‘Tumhari Sulu’, ‘Raid’, ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ among others. The music baron turned film producer is now aiming to gather varied genre of films under his banner. He is all set to produce the much-awaited costume drama, ‘Taanaji’ along with Ajay Devgn.
Both Bhushan Kumar and Ajay Devgn have had a very successful association in the past, ‘Raid’ being their most recent blockbuster. Bhushan Kumar had recently flown to London to meet Ajay Devgn for a discussion over ‘Taanaji’. With this film, Bhushan Kumar will venture into costume drama space for the first time.
Speaking about the association Bhushan Kumar says, “Ajay is one of the finest actors that we have today. The intensity that he brings to his performance is unparalleled. After the success of our recent film ‘Raid’, I am super excited to be part of a costume drama, a first for our banner T-Series.”
The film is set to go on floors on 25th September, after Ajay Devgn finishes the shoot of Akiv Ali’s next which is being produced by Bhushan Kumar & Luv Ranjan and Indra Kumar’s ‘Total Dhamaal’.
The movie ‘Taanaji’ will showcase the life of this unsung warrior of glorious Indian history, who fought for his people, his soil and his King, Chhatrapati Shivaji. The film will be helmed by Om Raut, who has to his credit ‘Lokmanya Ek Yugpurush’ (2015), the Marathi biopic on Bal Gangadhar Tilak.