Ranbir Kapoor has begun shooting for his next film, Shamshera. After wrapping up Ayan Mukerji’s grand project Brahmastra, Ranbir seemed to have taken a break before bouncing into his next project.

A Yash Raj banner film, Shamshera is a period film set in the 1800s about a dacoit tribe who are fighting for independence against British rule.

In pictures that have been doing the rounds on social media, Ranbir is seen in a khadi vest and white dhoti sporting a heavy beard. He also flaunts a muscular body, and the picture seems to have been taken on-set with Kapoor standing amid a gathering of people dressed in similar clothes.

The makers of Shamshera had earlier released a 45-second teaser which introduced Ranbir’s character through a sketch on a battlefield with axe and arrows.

The teaser also has a tagline that reads, “Karam se dacait, dharam se azaad.”

Earlier, in an interview to PTI, Ranbir had shared some details about the character and the film.

“Shamshera is not a story of a ‘daaku’, but a film based in the 1800s, it is about a dacoit tribe who are fighting for their right and independence from the British. There was a great story of heroism, a story rooted in our country which actually happened back then.”

It is a departure from the kind of films I have done, it is not the coming-of-age lover boy roles which I have done often. Shamshera is in the aspirational space, the space of true, badass commercial cinema. A true blue Hindi film has everything- comedy, action, romance drama. And all these films I am doing are all in that direction, we are trying to have all these factors in it,” he added.

Shamshera is being helmed by Agneepath fame director Karan Malhotra and also stars Sanjay Dutt, Vaani Kapoor, Ronit Roy, Ashutosh Rana, and Aahana Kumra.

Vaani Kapoor is set to play Ranbir’s love interest in the film.

Shamshera is slated to release on 31 July 2020.


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