Mahabharat to be created from Draupadi’s perspective, Bollywood fame Deepika Padukone will play the central character. She teamed up with producer Madhu Mantena who will be producing the film as well.
Deepika turned producer with Chhapaak, a cinema inspired by the life of acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal. Her second production, Mahabharat, will be perceived through the eyes of Draupadi which will give a new tweet to the mythological tale.
The movie is expected to be made in a series where the first one to release in Diwali 2021.
“I’m excited and esteemed to be essaying the role of Draupadi. I truly believe that it is the role of a lifetime. While the Mahabharat is usually known for its mythological tales and cultural significance, many of life’s lessons are also obtained from the Mahabharat but often from its men. Putting it with this fresh and new perspective will not only be exciting but also very significant,” Deepika said.