Bollywood seems to have fallen in love with period dramas, and why not? More often than not they strike the right chord with the audience, and set the box office on fire. If Kangana Ranaut is busy bringing the story of Rani Laxmibai to the big screen with Manikarnika, Ajay Devgn will play Chanakya in Neeraj Pandey’s next.
The 49-year-old actor took to Twitter to announce the project and wrote, “Looking forward to playing #Chanakya, a film about one of the greatest thinkers in Indian History, directed by @neerajpofficial.”
Based on the incredible life and teachings of the greatest political thinker, philosopher, economist and royal advisor, the film will see Ajay in the leading role. Neeraj Pandey, who is collaborating with Ajay for the first time, said Chanakya is a passion project on which he has been working on for a while.
“I have been developing this film on Chanakya for quite some time now. Its an exciting work of passion for me, and I am sure the audiences will love Ajay in his portrayal of the visionary geniu