Title Revealed: Akshay Kumar, R. Madhavan, and Ananya Panday in period drama Shankara

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Starring Akshay Kumar, R. Madhavan, and Ananya Panday, and produced by Karan Johar, the period drama Shankara is looking to be a brilliant night at the cinema for Indian film fans!

Shankara narrates the relentless fight of a lawyer against the British Raj to expose Punjab Lieutenant Governor Michael O’Dwyer’s involvement in the tragic 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Based on the book “The Case That Shook The Empire,” written by Chettur Sankaran Nair’s great-grandson Raghu Palat and his wife Pushpa Palat, the film delves into a pivotal moment in Indian history.

Akshay Kumar, known for his versatile performances, takes on the role of the determined lawyer who challenges the oppressive colonial regime. His portrayal is touted to be both powerful and poignant in the emotional and gripping narrative that sheds light on a pivotal chapter in our nation’s history.

Shankara will mark the directorial debut of filmmaker Karan Singh Tyagi, who brings fresh vision and passion to this significant project.

We certainly cannot wait to see and learn more!

Akshay Kumar has a stellar line-up of diverse and promising films including “Bade Miyan Chote Miyan”, “Singham Again”, “Sky Force,” “Welcome 3,” the threequel to Hera Pheri, Housefull 5 and more.

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