Recently Ajay Devgn shared the first look poster of Taanaji Malusare who was one of Chhatrapati Shivaji's generals with a release date of 2019 and now the makers have now roped in the 'Sacred Games' actor Saif Ali Khan to play the antagonist in the film.
Interestingly, both Saif and Ajay will reunite on the big screen after a gap of 12 years. The last time they worked together was in 2006 film Omkara. On being asked about his character shades of grey, the 48-year-old actor said, "Let's just call him an anti-hero. It's a cool part and I've had already started shooting."
The 'Kaalakaandi' actor recently got on board for the historical drama, confirmed the news to a leading daily. He said, "I respect Ajay and like the way he looks at life. I'm happy to be a part of this huge historical which will be a screen extravaganza, a post- Baahubali kind of experience in 3D. Ajay loves cinema, is a great producer, and this is the right film to make today as it highlights patriotism and heroism. Kids will love it, so will the rest of the country."
Apart from Tanaji biopic, Saif will be next seen in Baazaar as a businessman. He also has 'Hunter' under the pipeline in which he is reported to play the role of a Naga Sadhu.