Amitabh Bachchan in Chatrapathi Shivaji
Renowned Marathi filmmaker Vinay Apte is making a film based on the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Amitabh Bachchan will play the role of Shahaji Bhonsle, the father of the legendary King while Gulshan Grover wil play the antagonist Adil Shah.
Search is on for a new comer to play King Shivaji. Auditions are being done for aspirants and the final choice will be a muscular 6-pack youth who is adept at horse riding and sword fight. Extensive research has been done on the life and times of Shivaji and the script unfolds some hitherto unkown facts about the legendary king.