Ranveer-Deepika starrer Bajirao Mastani to be seen as a masterpiece of the Indian Cinema. Now, this epic saga will soon be transformed into a musical play for the stage. Actor Rajniesh Duggal will be playing in the titular role as Peshwa Bajirao.
Talking about this musical play Rajniesh shares, “I am extremely glad to have been trained under the guidance of Pandit Birju Maharaj ji for the musical. This is something I have never done before. While initially, the plan was to take it to different cities and countries there is a possibility that it will go online. The talks are still on.”
Well, known Kathak dancers, Shailja Nalwade and Anusua Majumdar will play the roles of Mastani and Kashibai respectively. This play will feature in all parts of 10 musical chronology along with 50 dancers and 12 actors from all over the country.
Pandit Birju Maharaj is the creative director for the play and Maitreyee Pahari directing it.
Sharing a picture of himself as Bajirao in his instagram handle Rajniesh wrote, “Bajirao in Bajirao Mastani musical inspired by the film Bajirao Mastani. An absolute honour to be trained by pandit Birju Maharaj ji and show director Maitreyee Pahari maam… #bajiraomastani #bajirao #musical pic courtesy: @pauldavidmartinphotography.”