Hours after actor Ranbir Kapoor’s first look of his upcoming movie Shamshera was leaked online in the form of a poster, film director Karan Malhotra has responded. In a new interview, Karan said he is happy that Ranbir’s fans “love his look and Shamshera’s poster.” He also revealed that the Shamshera team wanted to start the campaign next week. (Read also | Internet Claims Shamshera’s Ranbir Kapoor’s Look Leaked Online, Fans See Shades of KGF’s Yash in Him†
Ranbir was last seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju (2018). The film followed the life of actor Sanjay Dutt, drafted by Ranbir. The film also featured Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Anushka Sharma, Dia Mirza and Jim Sarbh.
Speaking to news agency ANI, Karan said of Shamshera: “We keep planning our lives so that we land things at the perfect time, but forget that the universe is always on time. Incidents like this are a real example of that! just happy that people and fans of Ranbir Kapoor love his look and the poster of Shamshera.”
“We wanted to start our campaign mid next week, but it seems that fans couldn’t wait for us to start. I don’t blame them. They have waited too long. Ranbir is returning to cinemas after 4 years, and it is hard to control the excitement. I’m just happy the reactions are amazing,” he added.
In the leaked Shamshera poster, Ranbir portrays a shaggy look with long hair and beard. He has a stern expression on his face and is posing with an axe. Fans will see him in the film as a ruthless dacoit. Shamshera is set in the fictional city of Kaza, where a warrior tribe is imprisoned, enslaved and tortured by a ruthless authoritarian General Shudh Singh.
It is the story of a man who became a slave, a slave who became a leader and then a legend for his tribe. He fights relentlessly for the freedom and dignity of his tribe. Aided by Karan, Shamshera is produced by Aditya Chopra. The film will be released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on July 22, 2022.
Meanwhile, Ranbir will also be seen with Shraddha Kapoor in Luv Ranjan’s next self-titled romantic comedy film. The film also stars Boney Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia and the film will be released next year in celebration of Holi.
He also has Ayan Mukerji’s fantasy adventure Brahmastra Part One: Shiva alongside Alia Bhatt. The film also features Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna and Mouni Roy.