Ajay Devgn to play title role in Neeraj Pandey's 'Chanakya'
Ajay Devgn will essay the eponymous role in "Chanakya", a historical drama on master economist and royal advisor to the first Mauryan emperor Chandragupta.
The 49-year-old actor, who will be collaborating with Neeraj Pandey for the first time, said he is excited to work with the director.
Pandey said "Chanakya" is a passion project on which he's been working on for a while.
Ajay Devgn plays 'Chanakya' in Neeraj Pandey's next
Devgn says he is truly looking forward to play 'Chanakya'
"I'm truly looking forward to playing Chanakya. I've followed Neeraj Pandey's work closely and I know Neeraj will tell this story with the clarity," Devgn said.
"It's an exciting work of passion for me, and I'm sure the audiences will love Ajay in his portrayal of the visionary genius," Pandey said.
It will be produced by Reliance Entertainment, Friday Filmworks, and Plan C Studios.