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“Adipurush” ranks among the most expensive Indian films

“Adipurush” is a 2023 Indian mythological action film inspired by the Hindu epic Ramayana. Directed and co-written by Om Raut, the film is a collaborative effort of T-Series and Retrophiles. Featuring a star-studded cast including Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan, Kriti Sanon, Sunny Singh, and Devdutta Nage, it was shot simultaneously in Hindi and Telugu.

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Announcement and Production

The film was officially announced in August 2020, accompanied by a motion poster. Principal photography commenced in February 2021, primarily in Mumbai, and concluded in November 2021. The musical score for the film was composed by Ajay–Atul. With a budget ranging between ₹500 crore (US$63 million) to ₹700 crore (US$88 million), “Adipurush” ranks among the most expensive Indian films ever made.

Release and Reception

“Adipurush” hit theaters on 16 June 2023, but unfortunately, it received negative reviews from critics. The screenplay, dialogues, and visuals were heavily criticized. Despite the anticipation, the film turned out to be a box office bomb.

In Short

“Adipurush” may have boasted an impressive budget and a stellar cast, but its failure to impress both critics and audiences highlights the challenges of adapting mythological epics for the big screen.