Kriti Sanon’s first-look as Janaki in the Prabhas-starrer ‘Adipurush’ out

Kriti Sanon plays Janaki, a character inspired by Sita in Ramayana, in Om Raut’s pan-Indian project ‘Adipurush’ headlined by Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan

April 29, 2023 06:56 pm | Updated 06:56 pm IST

The first-look poster of Kriti Sanon in ‘Adipurush’

The first-look poster of Kriti Sanon in ‘Adipurush’ | Photo Credit: @kritisanon/Twitter

The makers of Adipurush unveiled a motion poster of Kriti Sanon on the occasion of Sita Navami. Kriti is set to play Janaki, a character inspired by Sita from the epic Ramayana. The film, starring Prabhas, is directed by Om Raut, and is slated to release worldwide on June 16.

The motion poster begins with the image of Prabhas --- who plays the character Raghav based on Lord Ram --- before introducing Kriti as Janaki. The actor is seen clad in a beige saree.

Adipurush has Saif Ali Khan playing Lankesh, the antagonist. The cast also includes Sunny Singh, and Devdutt Nage, who plays Hanuman.

ALSO READ:Teaser of Prabhas starrer ‘Adipurush’ criticised for ‘poor’ VFX

premiere will have its world premier at the Tribeca Festival in New York. The film faced criticism for poor VFX and character design when its teaser dropped on October 2, 2022. The pan-Indian film is produced by T-Series Films. Ajay-Atul is the film’s music director while Karthik Palani has done the cinematography.

Top News Today

Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.