The official trailer for Salaar has been unveiled, marking Prabhas' return as the beloved Rebel Star among fans. The narrative follows Deva (played by Prabhas) and Varadha (portrayed by Prithviraj Sukumaran), close friends in a tale revolving around the fabled city of Khansaar, reminiscent of the setup in KGF. Within this city, a fierce power struggle ensues among three leaders vying to dominate the entire territory. ALSO READ: Salaar: Part 1-Ceasefire: Prabhas Starrer Becomes One Of The Most Impactful Teaser’s of 2023, Breaks Records Of Other Films- REPORTS
As Varadha faces aggression from those close to him, he seeks aid from his trusted confidant, Deva. The teaser introduces Deva as a character more intense and formidable than any other within this violent milieu. Fans are particularly enamored with how director Prashanth Neel has depicted Prabhas as an action-oriented hero in this enticing glimpse of Salaar. ALSO READ: Prabhas Starrer Salaar Postponed To AVOID Clash With Shah Rukh Khan’s Dunki? Makers Plan To Release The Movie In 2024- REPORTS
Alternatively, contrasting opinions abound regarding the lingering influence of KGF chapter 2. Many perceive an unmistakable resemblance in the portrayal of an enigmatic city, the intricate dynamics of power, and the overall thematic essence, all seemingly intertwined with the fabric of the KGF series. Notably, echoes of Saaho resonate in the climax, prompting suggestions that this cinematic experience might bear a semblance to Prashanth Neel's Ugramm, albeit modified. Various reactions highlight this divergence of perspectives.
The trailer has received an immense reaction from Prabhas fans, showcasing their overwhelming support. Prithviraj Sukumaran's dedication is evident through his dubbing efforts across all five languages. Prabhas appears to be reclaiming his forte on the screen, showcasing his best. The highly anticipated Salaar is set to clash with Dunki in cinemas on December 21, 2023.