Akshay Kumar is all set to take over the box office with his upcoming film Prithviraj. Akki hailed it calling it as an educational film. Interestingly, he also went added that the government should make it mandatory for the school students to watch the film.
The actor even said that the government should make it mandatory for the school students to watch the film.
Directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and produced by Yash Raj films, is based on Prithviraj Raso, a Braj Bhasha epic poem about the 12th-century ruler Prithviraj Chauhan.
The actor got candid about his views during the trailer launch for the film on Monday and explained why believes every child should watch the film.
He said, "Doctor Sahab (director Chandraprakash) asked me to read Prithviraj Raso, and asked me to read it slowly. Reading that, I realised that Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan was such a great warrior. And when we read history books, there was only a paragraph about him. I would want that every children, not only from this country but from all over the world, see this film. It's an educational film. When you will watch it you will realise that you will want to show it to your children."
He added, "It's an educational film. Mai chahunga ki baccha-baccha is film ko dekhe. Aur sarkaar se bhi nivedan karunga ki is film ko- ek compulsary chij hai, schoolon mein dikhaya jaaye. Hamari history ke baare mein btaya jaaye, ki kya hua tha kaise hua tha (I would want every child to watch this film. I would also request the government that this film is shown in schools as a compulsory thing. and that the children are told about our history, and how it happened)."
The 54-year-old actor shared that he is very proud of the film and he reportedly choked up on his tears as he thought about how his mother Aruna Bhatia would have reacted to it. Sadly she passed away in September last year.
He said, "I wish agar meri maa hoti to she would have been so proud (I wish if my mother was here, she would have been so proud)," but could not continue anymore.
Prithviraj is scheduled to release in the theatres on June 3. The trailer of the film showed Akshay as Prithviraj facing invader Muhammad Ghori of Ghurid dynasty on the battlefield.
It also featured former Miss World Manushi Chillar opposite him as Sanyogita, Sanjay Dutt as his uncle Kaka Kanha, Sonu Sood as Chandravardai, Manav Vij as Muhammad Ghori, and Ashutosh Rana as Sanyogita's father Jayachandra.
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