Updated June 11th, 2024 at 08:16 IST

Kalki 2898 AD Trailer Draws Mixed Response From Netizens: Poor Man’s Star Wars

Nag Ashwin's Kalki 2898 AD boasts an ensemble cast, including Prabhas, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Deepika Padukone, Disha Patani, and Pasupathy.

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Kalki 2898 AD is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. The film features an ensemble cast including Deepika Padukone, Prabhas, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan and Disha Patani in pivotal roles. Directed by Nag Ashwin the film will hit the big screens on June 27 and the trailer for the same was launched by the makers today. The trailer has drawn a mixed response from social media users. 

Kalki 2898 AD trailer draws mixed response 

As soon as the makers launched the trailer for the sci-fiction movie on June 10, netizens took to their social media accounts to share their first reviews of the film. While some were left exasperated by the visuals, others were not much impressed. A social media user wrote, “Unpopular opinion #Kalki2898AD is a poor Indian adaptation of #StarWars. 2898 Earth is derived from Tatoine. Amitabh resembles Obi Van Kenobi. Designer copied The Mandalorian's outfit to create Prabha's outfit without helmet Vehicles,  spaceships, and so many copies.” 

 

 

 

Another user commentary read, “A New Era of INDIAN CINEMA. Believe This is Frames From An Indian Film” Amitabh Bachchan’s scenes in the film are receiving special praise from fans. Sharing one visual, a user wrote, “Last Shot 🔥BGM 💎 Bachchan Saabh”

A user wrote, “#Kalki2898AD trailer is so good. #Prabhas looks so much better than his recent films. Visuals are top-notch. Hope Nagi deals well with story and screenplay. IT'S GONNA BE A BLOCK BUSTER !!!!” A netizen critiqued the trailer and wrote, “Soul is missing in the trailer. average cut. Production and visuals looks like upgrade to tiger's Ganapath.Prabhas needs to work with best music directors to explore.” 

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Kalki 2898 AD trailer is out

Set in the dystopian future world of Kashi, the story revolves around the people's longing for a better life. Ashwatthama, portrayed by Amitabh Bachchan, meets with Deepika Padukone's character in an effort to improve their living conditions. The plot takes a new turn with the entrance of Bhairava, played by Prabhas, whose involvement brings new challenges and assistance to their cause.

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The film boasts an excellent background score and extraordinary visuals. The fight scenes featuring Bhairava and Ashwatthama are particularly impressive. Additionally, the presence of Kamal Haasan, Disha Patani, and other prominent characters enhances the film's appeal.

 

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Published June 11th, 2024 at 08:16 IST