Pulling off a movie based on historical events has become increasingly difficult. Panipat has been able to create its semblance at the box office. It is based on real-life events of a gruesome battle of the 18th century and the preceding events that led to it. This historical epic has strikingly recreated the Third battle of Panipat.
This epic war film was released in 2019 in India. Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikar has directed Panipat. He is a successfully renowned director of movies like Swadesh, Jodha Akbar and more. The film was rewarded good reviews by the critics and is recorded as a success.
What is the release date of Panipat?
This battle movie was initially released on 6th December 2019 in India on the theatres. Panipat can now be viewed on Netflix India also.
Cast of Panipat
The lead roles in Panipat are played by Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and Sanjay Dutt. Arjun Kapoor is portrayed as Sadashiv Rao Bhau and Kriti Sanon as his wife Parvati Bai. Sanjay Ditt plays the role of Ahmad Shah Abdali, the king of Afgan.
The supporting cast includes distinguished actors such ad Zeenat Aman, Padmini Kolhapure and Monish Bahl.
Producers of Panipat: The Great Betrayal
The film has been released under the production of Sunita Gowarikar and Rohit Shelatkar. Ashok Chakradhar has written his historical movie.
What is the Panipat based on?
The story of Panipat revolves around the ghastly battle that took place in 18th century India. It is popularly known as the Third Battle of Panipat. The battle started on the morning of February 14 in 1761. It is the story of a battle between Marathas and Ahmad Shah Abdali, the King of Afganistan.
Marathas were the Northern Expeditionary force and fought bravely against the invaders. The Marathas starved and were caused to attack first. The king of Afghanistan has two allies in India namely, Rohilla Afgand of Daob Shauja-ud-daula, the Nawab of Awadh.
At the plot’s core are court politics with Marathas fighting for the pride of India. It even resembles the love of Parvati bai for Bhau when she dies of grief after the death of her beloved.
You can now watch Panipat: The Great Betrayal on Netflix India.