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Kalki 2898 AD: Amitabh Bachchan as Ashwatthama Teaser Out

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The much-awaited sci-fi dystopian film, “Kalki 2898 AD,” has unveiled a tantalizing glimpse of its characters. Among the stellar cast, the legendary Amitabh Bachchan takes center stage as the enigmatic Ashwatthama. The 21-second teaser, which premiered on Star Sports after the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) match during the Indian Premier League (IPL), left fans buzzing with excitement.

In this brief but impactful teaser, we witness Big B in a contemplative moment. Clad in worn-out attire, he stands before a Shiva Linga within the confines of a mysterious cave. A child interrupts his prayers, questioning his divinity and immortality. With gravitas, Amitabh Bachchan’s resonant voice declares, “Since ancient times, I have awaited the arrival of the Avatar. I am Drona’s son. Ashwatthama” .

Introduction Teaser of Ashwatthama in Kalki 2898 AD

The teaser not only showcases Amitabh Bachchan’s remarkable transformation but also hints at the film’s epic narrative. As the immortal archer and devoted follower of Lord Shiva, Ashwatthama’s role promises intrigue and depth. The anticipation surrounding this character has reached a fever pitch, and fans are eager to witness the grand spectacle that awaits them in “Kalki 2898 AD.”

Director Nag Ashwin, known for helming the National Award-winning biographical drama “Mahanati,” brings together an ensemble cast that includes PrabhasDeepika Padukone, and Disha Patani. Notably, this film marks the first collaboration between Prabhas and Deepika, while Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika previously shared the screen in the 2015 film “Piku.” The synergy of talent and technology promises an unparalleled cinematic experience2.

Amitabh Bachchan himself expressed his awe at the project, describing it as an experience like no other. His post on his X account reads, “It’s been an experience for me like no other… The mind to think such a product, the execution, the exposure to modern technology, and above all, the company of colleagues with stratospheric superstar presence”.

As the countdown to “Kalki 2898 AD” continues, fans eagerly await the next revelation. The film’s trailer promises to be a visual feast, and Amitabh Bachchan’s portrayal of Ashwatthama adds to the intrigue. Brace yourselves for a futuristic saga that blends mythology, science fiction, and star power in equal measure. The time has come to unravel the mysteries of “Kalki 2898 AD.”

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