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Published 10:12 IST, December 31st 2023

Kalki 2898 AD: Nag Ashwin praises Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Prabhas for their humility

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Director Nag Ashwin showers praise on Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, and Prabhas for their humility while working on Kalki 2898 AD. He praised their collaborative spirit during behind-the-scenes discussions.

Stellar cast and cinematic vision

The highly anticipated Kalki 2898 AD directed by Nag Ashwin features a star-studded cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Prabhas, Deepika Padukone and Disha Patani. Ashwin's recent accolades for the actors' humility highlight their collaborative approach, contributing significantly to the film's vision.

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Insights from Nag Ashwin and the film's reception

During a festival panel discussion in Bombay, Nag Ashwin shared his experience working with Prabhas, Kamal Haasan and Amitabh Bachchan. He talked about their humility, emphasizing the ease it brings to the directorial process. Despite the challenges of creating a VFX-intensive film in India, Ashwin remains optimistic about realizing the film's creative vision. Kalki AD 2898 garnered attention at Comic-Con USA, presenting the star cast alongside the directors and producers, generating heightened anticipation for its pan-India release in 2024.

Upcoming ventures for the leading trio

Prabhas is currently gearing up for a project with Maruthi which is promising to showcase his diverse acting skills. The film which is being bankrolled by UV Creations, remains shrouded in mystery, with eager fans anticipating its first look and title reveal during Pongal Day in 2024.

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Kamal Haasan has a packed calendar, headlining Kalki AD 2898 and reprising his iconic role in Indian 2. Additionally, he will venture into KH233, a military action film directed by H Vinoth. He will further collaborate with Mani Ratnam in Thug Life, a production from Raaj Kamal Films International, Madras Talkies, and Red Giant Movies. Amitabh Bachchan continues his dynamic film journey, appearing alongside Prabhas in Kalki AD 2898 and reuniting with Rajinikanth for Vettaiyan, marking their return after decades.

23:48 IST, December 30th 2023