Mumbai: The first look and teaser of Saif Ali Khan’s upcoming film ‘Kalakaandi’ was out on Thursday evening. In the picture, Saif is nothing like you have seen him before.
Saif’s latest avatar will blow your mind. He’s clad in a white shirt teamed up with a mustard fur coat. He is playing the role of a warrior in the film. A source close to the project revealed to a tabloid, “Saif has heard the script and really liked it but is yet to sign on the dotted line. The film is currently in the pre-production stage and everything will be locked in a couple of months.”
Speaking to Mirror, a spokesperson of Aanand L Rai revealed that an official announcement isn’t far, “We’ll be happy to have Saif on board with this film. The talks are on and official announcements will follow soon.”
Watch ‘Kalakaandi’ teaser here:
This film is untitled yet, will be an epic based on the Battle of Buxar, which was fought in 1764 between the British and the combined armies of Mir Qasim, the Nawab of Bengal; the Nawab of Awadh; and the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II.
‘Kaalakaandi’ is produced by Cinestaan Film Company and Ashi Dua Sara of Flying Unicorn, and written and directed by Akshat Verma. Saif apart it has an eclectic ensemble of Deepak Dobriyal, Vijay Raaz, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar, Shenaz Treasury, Shivam Patil, Amyra Dastur and Neil Bhoopalam in a special appearance.
On the work front, Saif is recently busy in shooting for ‘Chef’. ‘Kalakaandi’ is slated to release on September 8th, 2017.