Nag Ashwin’s most awaited film was earlier known as Project K but on July 20, 2023, the title of Kalki 2898 AD was announced as soon as the first glimpse of the film was released at the San Diego Comic-Con event.
500 crores big-budget Telugu movie Kali 2898 AD will release in theaters on 12 January 2024 and it is being directed by Nag Ashwin Reddy.
Ashwin started his direction career as an assistant director in Nenu Meeku Telusa…? (2008) and has made Yevade Subramaniam (2015), Hardworking (2018), Pitta Kathalu (2021) under his direction as well as produced a film Jathi Ratnalu (2021).
Nag Ashwin’s film Kalki 2898 AD is being made in two parts and the shooting of the first part started in July 2021. Makers have used high technology and futuristic vehicles in the shoot with the support of businessman Anand Mahindra to make the scene authentic and genuine.
The film shooting was completed in January 2023 in Hindi and Telugu language and many big Bollywood actors are also going to be seen in it. Currently, the work on VFX and editing of the film is going on which is expected to be completed very soon.
Kalki 2898 AD is Ashwin’s biggest film to date and Baahubali star Prabhas is playing the lead role. This famous south star will also be seen in Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s upcoming horror film Spirit.
Kalki 2898 AD Star Cast & Filmmakers
Directed and written by Nag Ashwin Reddy, the film stars Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Suriya, and Disha Patani in lead roles while Amitabh Bachchan, Dulquer Salmaan, Md Nadim Mostofa play supporting roles.
Recently filmmakers welcomed Kamal Hassan for playing an important role in this film.
Disha has previously worked in the Telugu industry and this is her second Telugu film after Loafer (2015). Deepika is very excited about this film after the success of her last Bollywood film Pathan (2023) and she will soon be seen in another big Bollywood film Fighter opposite Hrithik.
Kalki 2898 AD is being produced by Nag Ashwin’s wife’s mother Chalasani Aswani Dutt under the banner of her production house Vyjayanthi Movies. Mickey J Mayer is the music composer and Dani Sanchez-Lopez handled the cinematography while the visual effects by Brad Minchich.
On October 11, 2022, during Big B’s birthday, Vyjayanthi Movies revealed the first movie poster on the official social media page and a few days later, on Prabhas’s birthday, shared a second poster. The hand is visible in both posters, in the first with a bandage and in the second with armor.
Kalki 2898 AD Release Date Theater & OTT
This is a science fiction film in which scientists experiment on humans. After one of their projects is successful, a person gets a superpower and can do many tasks easily which no ordinary person can do. Filmmakers are going to see the world of the future in this film.
Filmmakers have planned to release this film in theaters on 9 May 2024 in 10 languages Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, English, Marathi, etc.
AMITABH BACHCHAN – KAMAL HAASAN – PRABHAS – DEEPIKA PADUKONE: ‘KALKI 2898 AD’ NEW RELEASE DATE… [Thursday] 9 May 2024 is the new release date of #Kalki2898AD.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 12, 2024
Let’s talk about the arrival of this film on the OTT platform. Right now none of its information has been told by the makers and in 2024 it will be available to watch on an online streaming service.
Watch Kalki 2898 AD Teaser, Trailer
It is the first Indian film to enter San Diego Comic-Con 2023 and as soon as the release of First Glimpse, filmmakers and audiences across the world are appreciating Kalki 2898 AD’s film.
The First Glimpse of Project K has arrived, in which technology has been shown along with action, and emotion.
#Kalki2898AD Official Glimpse. | How’s it?
— Nishit Shaw (@NishitShawHere) July 20, 2023
2898 AD Behind the Scenes
On 31 December 2022, the makers shared the first BTS video of the film titled Skratch and it has crossed 1 million views so far. You can see in the video how hard the film crew is making a tire.
On 10 April 2023, the makers shared another video of 1 minute 11 seconds, in which the technical crew of the film is preparing the uniform of the villain. The villain’s uniform looks absolutely futuristic, which you can see below.
Kalki 2898 Ad conversation With Director Nag Ashwin Reddy
Director Nag Ashwin Reddy is coming on the occasion of 23rd TECH FEST at IIT Bombay on 29th December 2023 and students will have a chance to talk about Uncover the Future of Tech at 2 PM.
— Kalki 2898 AD (@Kalki2898AD) December 28, 2023
Project K FAQs
Q. What is the release date of 2898 AD?
A. Project K will be released on 9 May 2024.
Q. What is the budget of 2898 AD?
A. Project K’s budget is around 500 crores.
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