India, 28 June 2022 – Amazon Prime Video today announced the exclusive streaming premiere of the historical action-drama film, Samrat Prithviraj. Prime members in India and across 240 countries and territories can stream the film starting July 1, 2022 in Hindi along with Tamil, and Telugu language dubs on Amazon Prime Video. Directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi and produced by Yash Raj Films, the film features an ensemble cast including Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chillar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Manav Vij, Ashutosh Rana, and Sakshi Tanwar. Following Bunty Aur Babli 2 and Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Samrat Prithviraj is the third film to be premiered on Prime Video from the licensing deal with Yash Raj Films (YRF).
“In my career spanning three decades, I have never played such a huge historic role,” said Akshay Kumar, "I feel honoured to be able to essay the role of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan on screen. I'm excited to bring this epic saga to every household now with Amazon Prime Video from July 1 and I’m glad that through this medium the inspiring story of a great Indian warrior and a mighty king, Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan, will reach across the globe.”
With legendary trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy’s music, Samrat Prithviraj presents an inspiring and entertaining saga of one of the greatest kings and fearless warriors in Indian history — Prithviraj Chauhan of the Chahamana dynasty. Superstar Akshay Kumar plays the titular role in this historical action drama, which is based on epic poem ‘Prithviraj Raso’, written by poet Chand Vardai.