Ajay Devgan wants no compromise for ‘Taanaji’
After ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and ‘Padmavat’, the cinema world will witness another biopic. This time it is the legendary Taanaji, one of the Subedars from the army of Chatterpati Shivaji Maharaja who fought the battle of Sinhagad. It will feature Ajay Devgan as Taanaji. Ajay is also bankrolling the biopic and cleared that he didn’t want to lock any release date as it only adds pressure and could corner filmmakers into compromising with the vision and subject. As for this biopic, Ajay doesn’t want any compromise.
The actor is so passionate about the project that he wanted to bring a 3D version of the film and the news is that his own VFX Company, one of the best in the industry, has already started working on it. Moreover, the pre-production work is in full swing and the shooting is likely to start in September.
However, after the controversy created over ‘Padmavat’, the producer is a bit tensed and is ensuring that the script is authentic. Moreover, he is also concerned that it doesn’t hurt the feelings of anyone from Marathas to Rajputs. “If one is willing to sit across the table and discuss concerns, both parties can arrive at a solution. Nobody likes to be associated with controversies, and it isn’t a good situation that the industry finds itself in, but such matters can be handled,” said Ajay.
Co-produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, the film is directed by Om Raut who is known for his directorial such as ‘Lokmanya Ek Yugpurush” (2015) and the Marathi biopic on Bal Gangadhar Tilak.