Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior is one of the much-anticipated movies of the year who’s trailer released yesterday and in less than 24 hours it has garnered 24 million views and still counting. The movie is based on Tanhaji, the army leader of the Maratha empire and stars Kajol, Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan in lead roles.
From Hulchul to Pyaar to Hona Hi Tha to animated films such as Toonpur ka Super Hero, Ajay Devgn and Kajol have shared screen space around seven-eight times among which many have been blockbusters. And now after more than a decade, the duo are collaborating for an action bassed entertainment film Tanhaji the Unsung warrior, which is one historical period film. Their upcoming historical movie not only sees husband and wife coming back together but also the Omkara star Saif Ali Khan as well.
Tanhaji- The Unsung warrior is based on the army leader of the Maratha empire who won many battles and helped the Maratha empire grow. The film is set to release next year on January 10, 2020, and will be clashing with Deepika Padukone’s biographical film Chhapaak.
Well, this won’t mark as Saif Ali Khan and Ajay Devgn’s first collaboration, before this as well, the duo has paired up for two movies- Kachche Dhaage with Manisha Koirala in 1999 and in Omkara in 2006. Both the films were critially acclaimed and bagged a lot of attention from all over. The actors will be coming back to the screens after 12 years for Tanhaji The Unsung warrior!
Check out Kajol and Ajay Devgn’s prior films here:
The very first film of Ajay Devgn and Kajol is this blockbuster Hindi action film of 1995 directed by Anees Bazmee. The movie stars Vinod Khanna, Ajay Devgn in lead roles and earlier it was stated that the movie was offered to Divya Bharti but after her sudden death Kajol bagged the role. The movie has an interesting script that revolves around foster son- Ajay Devgn, biological son- Ronit Roy who is a stress creator for his family and Ajay is the opposite. The movie revolves around murder, friendship, and family.
The Bollywood action film of 1995 again starred Ajay Devgn, Kajol and Amrish Puri in lead roles, the film was a box office failure however, the plot was different from any other film.
- Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha
After action movies, Kajol and Ajay Devgn shared the screens in a romantic comedy film which was a remake of Hollywood film French Kiss. The film revolves around Kajol being in love with a long-time boyfriend but the guy falls in love with another woman, and well, the things move on accordingly, Ajay Devgn is a passenger next to her who tracks Kajol to find the diamond necklace he stole and hid her in her purse. The movie was a blockbuster hit.
- Raju Chacha
After 5 years, the duo has collaborated once again and this time it is an action film starring Rishi Kapoor, Kajol, and Ajay Devgn. The movie was a national award winner- Ajay Devgn’s first attempt as a producer. The movie Raja Chachu was a hit at the box office.
- U Me Aur Hum
This 2008 Indian romantic film has been directed and produced by Ajay Devgn and stars Kajol alongside him. The film was based along with the same script as The Notebook.
- Toonpur Ka Super Hero
The animated action-comedy film was an Indian first 3D animation combination feature film that starred Ajay Devgn and Kajol after a very long time.