Ashutosh Gowariker’s upcoming War Epic – Panipat, featuring some of the most talented actors of the industry, is undoubtedly one of the most hotly-anticipated film of the year. With its historical setting and the majestic grand sets, as seen in the trailer of the film, Panipat has already captivated audiences and now the film’s first track has released.
According star Arjun Kapoor, Panipat’s first song depicts Maratha Glory & Legacy ‘With Pride in their hearts and strength in their will‘
Composed by Ajay-Atul with lyrics by the famous Javed Akhtar. Mard Maratha is sung by Atul Gogawale, Sudesh Bhosle, Kunal Ganjawala, Swapnil Bandodkar, Padmanabh Gaikwad, and Priyanka Barve,
This incredible track was shot on an extensive scale, replete with Peshwai ambience, a grand Ganesh idol in the background, a whopping 1300 dancers, including lejhim dancers from Pune and authentic bull dancers.
Choreographed by Raju Khan, the song was shot across 13 days, at the regal life-size set of Shaniwar Wada in Karjat, which was constructed by art director Nitin Desai for the film. A refreshing song with a mix of Hindi-Marathi feel to it, ‘Mard Maratha’ features some of the pivotal characters including Arjun Kapoor’s Sadashiv Rao and Krito Sanon’s Parvati Bai.
Also starring Sanjay Dutt, Padmini Kolhapure, Mohnish Behl and others, Panipat is about the third and huge battle of ‘Panipat’ which was fought between the Marathas and Mughals. The film is slated to release on December 6th, this year.