Prabhas has become a pan India star following the massive success of Bahuballi and the star is looking fly high by signing some multilingual biggies. One of the major announcement came a few days back as he teamed up with Bollywood director Om Raut for a periodic film titled Adipurush. The film is said to be the adaptation of Indian epic Ramayan and Prabhas will be donning the role of Lord Ram in the film.

In a recent interview with Mid-Day, the director of Adipurush, Om Raut revealed some interesting insights about the film and also stated that the lead actor will be undergoing a physical transformation to play Ram in the film.

Om Raut said, "I have seen him (as the lead) in my head, on my computer, in my script, if there is anybody who can play Prabhu Ram to perfection, it is Prabhas. As the biggest star in our country, he adds to the commercial value of the film. But more than that, he has a great combination of calmness and aggression. As the writer and director, that appealed to me. Prabhas is working on his transformation. He has to attain an archer's physique, which is dramatically different from that of a warrior. We have begun consulting several experts. He will also begin learning archery soon."

About the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the difficulties to bring the epic storyline on the big screen, Om Raut said, "I believe in my subject, my actors, and above all, I believe in my producer Bhushan Kumar. COVID is not here to stay, it will be gone. We, humans, believe in community entertainment. A larger-than-life film like this must be watched in cinema halls. That is where my job as a filmmaker comes in. I have to ensure that my movie provides entertainment and justifies every penny that the audience has paid."

Adipurush is a Hindi-Telugu bilingual will be dubbed in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and a few foreign languages. The project is currently in its pre-production stage and will go on the floors in 2021 with the makers are eyeing a massive 2022 release. The team is yet to reveal the rest of the cast and crew. However, reports suggest that talks are underway with several leading actors from Bollywood to play crucial roles. Mahanati actress Keerthy Suresh was the first name be rumoured to have signed as the leading lady but there’s no official announcement yet.

On the other side, Prabhas is expected to resume the shoot of Radhe Shyam from September onwards which has Pooja Hegde as the leading lady. Prabhas also has a film with Mahanati director Nag Ashwin which is also said to be a pan-Indian multilingual science-fiction project. Bollywood stalwart Deepika Padukone has been roped in as the leading lady, making her Telugu debut.