Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan gave the muhurat shot of the much-awaited Prabhas-starrer 'Project K', on Guru Purnima. Directed by Nag Ashwin, the movie will also star Deepika Padukone. Prabhas shared a picture on Instagram, informing his fans that work on the film has started. He wrote, “On this #GuruPurnima, it is an honour for me to Clap for the Guru of Indian cinema! ... it now begins!! #ProjectK”.
Amitabh later shared the same still from the sets of the movie. He tagged Prabhas as the “icon” who “Created cinematic magical waves throughout the country and the world with Bahubali.” His post read, “.. for the Mahurat shot of #ProjectK .. what an honour to be behind the clap being given by the icon that created cinematic magical waves throughout the Country and the World with Bahubali @actorprabhas”.
A whole new set is being created in Hyderabad's Ramoji Film City and it is said to be one of the most expensive Indian projects to this date. Nag Ashwin said in an interview, “Story, script and entire universe that is going to be built for Prabhas' film. We are still in the planning stage. Every property for this movie has to be created from zero, and Prabhas and I are trying to give our best to the project.”
Nag Ashwin’s directorial marks Prabhas and Amitabh’s first project together. On the work front, Prabhas will also be seen in 'Radhe Shyam' and Om Raut’s 'Adipurush', while Deepika has '83' and 'Fighter' to her credit. Amitabh recently shot for 'GoodBye', which stars him opposite Rashmika Mandanna. The film has been directed by Vikas Bahl.