Akshay Kumar has finally confirmed his participation in the highly speculated project Prithviraj, which is touted to be a historical, war drama. Akshay made the official announcement via an Instagram post on Monday morning, which also marks the actor’s 52nd birthday. The period film will be directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and will release on Diwali 2020.

Announcing Prithviraj, Akshay wrote on Instagram, “Truly happy to share the news of my first historical film on my birthday. I’m humbled to have the opportunity to play a hero I look up to for his valor and values – Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan – in one of my biggest films #Prithviraj produced by @yrf . Directed by #DrChandraprakashDwivedi. #Prithviraj in theatres Diwali 2020.”

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Chandra Prakash Dwivedi

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)

Chandra Prakash Dwivedi


Akshay Kumar Akshay Kumar Prithviraj Chauhan
Sanjay Dutt Sanjay Dutt
Sonu Sood Sonu Sood Chand Barai
Manav Vij Manav Vij Muhammad of Ghor
Manoj Joshi Manoj Joshi
Manushi Chhillar Manushi Chhillar Sanyuktha
Tareeq Ahmed Khan Tareeq Ahmed Khan

Produced by

Aditya Chopra producer
Bharat Rawail supervising producer
Sanjay Shivalkar executive producer

Cinematography by

Santhosh Thundiyil

Production Design by

Mustafa Stationwala

Art Direction by

Dnyandeo Indulkar

Art Department

Aniket Mitra Storyboard & Concept Artist

Other crew

Jinsu John International distribution
Rajesh Malhotra domestic distribution
Rohan Malhotra domestic distribution