Adipurush (आदिपुरूष) 2023 : Release Date, Cast, Trailer and Everything you Should Know

Adipurush, a mythological movie based on epic Ramayana is all set to hit the box office on 16 Jun 2023 in India. Om Raut, the renowned Indian writer, director & producer has directed the film and produced by T-Series and Retrophiles. Pan India Star Prabhas is playing the role of Raghav (Lord Rama) and Kriti Sanon as Janki in the film.

A Mythology Based Movie

The upcoming movie Adipurush is a mythological film based on the epic Ramayana, which is written by Sage Valmiki, that emphasizes the victory of good over evil.


The movie Adipurush, one of the most highly anticipated Indian movies which is going to release on 16 June 2023, is produced under the banners of T-Series and Retrophiles. T-Series is producing its third film with superstar Prabhas, the earlier being Sahoo and Radhe Shyam.

It is an upcoming big-budget film directed and produced by Om Raut. The movie has been creating buzz since its announcement, and fans are eagerly waiting for its release.

Director and Producer

The film is directed by Om Raut, who previously directed the blockbuster movie ‘Tanhaji‘ (2020) and received the 68th National Film Awards for Best Popular Film. Apart from Om Raut, the film’s producers are:

  • Bhushan Kumar
  • Krishan Kumar
  • Rajesh Mohanan
  • Prasad Sutar

Adipurush Cast

Here is the list of top cast and crew of film :

PrabhasRaghav (Lord Ram)
Kriti Sanon Janki (Sita)
Saif Ali KhanLankesh (Ravana)
Devdatta Gajanan NageHanuma
Sunny Singh NijjarLaxman
Vatsal ShethIndrajeet
Sonal ChauhanNot yet revealed
Manoj Muntashir Dialogue writer

Adipurush Release Date

Adipurush will be released in theaters in IMAX and 3D on 16 Jun 2023 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam languages.

The film will make its global debut at the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival on 13 June 2023, before its release in theaters.

Reportedly the movie was to release in 3D on 11 August 2022, but its release date had to be postponed as Laal Singh Chaddah, a film of Amir Khan was also scheduled to be released at the same time.

Trailer Release Schedule

The approximate 3 minutes trailer of Adipurush will be released in 70 countries making it a world wide event. The Schedule of release of its trailer is as follows:

  • 7 May 2023 – Press meet with announcement of trailer of the film
  • 8 May 2023 – Trailer screening in 3D at Hyderabad
  • 9 May 2023 – Trailer releasing on digital platforms

Adipurush Budget

Adipurush is a big-budget film with an estimated budget of around 700 crore rupees, making it more expensive than RRR. The film has become the most expensive Indian film, possibly due to the star cast, the challenges posed by the pandemic in the past years, and the delay in the release date owing to technical flaws that were realized ever since its teaser was released in 2022.

Story and Dialogues

Om Raut, the director of the movie Adipurush, not only directed the film but also wrote its story. The film’s dialogues are penned by Manoj Muntashir Shukla, a renowned lyricist, poet, and screenwriter who had previously written the dialogues for the blockbuster film Bahubali.


The music of Adipurush is composed by Ajay Atul.

Is Adipurush a 3D movie?

Adipurush will be screened in both 3D and 2D formats across India and the filmmakers have committed to providing a mesmerizing visual experience to the viewers. The movie is anticipated to showcase breathtaking visual effects and serve as a feast for the eyes of the viewers.

A list of theaters that will be screening the movie in 3D and 2D has also been released for the convenience of the audience.

Teaser : Viewers’ Reactions

Official Teaser Hindi

The teaser of Adipurush was released in 2022 and received a lot of trolls and criticism from viewers who pointed out technical flaws in the teaser.

The feedback received from the viewers led the filmmakers to delay the release of the movie to address those technical issues and ensure that the final product meets the expectations of the audience.

Despite this setback, the teaser has still managed to build anticipation for the film and generate a lot of interest among moviegoers.

In 2022, viewers criticized the poor quality of VFX seen in the Adipurush teaser. Despite this, Manoj Muntashir Shukla, the writer of the film’s dialogues, defended Adipurush by stating “Not even 1% of Adipurush is a deviation from Ramayana“.

It is anticipated that the film will showcase significant improvements in its technical aspects upon release.

Adipurush Lyrical Motion Posters Released

In the latest released lyrical motion poster of the film, Prabhas appears as Raghav (Lord Ram), while a resonant audio clip of ‘Jai Shri Ram‘ is played in five different languages, namely Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada.

The Lyrics of Hindi version is written by Manoj Muntashir and music is composed by Ajay Atul. The lyrics goes like this.

Listen to audio from Apple Music below

Tere Hi Bharose Hai Hum

Tere Hi Sahare

Duvidha Ki Ghadi Mein Ye Mann

Tujhko Hi Pukaare

Tere Hi Bal Se Hai Bal Humara

Tu Hi Karega Mangal Humara

Mantron Se Badhke Tera Naam

Jai Shri Ram Jai Shri Ram

Jai Shri Ram Raja Ram

Jai Shri Ram Jai Shri Ram

Jai Shri Ram Raja Ram

Jai Shri Ram Jai Shri Ram

Jai Shri Ram Raja Ram

Jai Shri Ram Jai Shri Ram

Jai Shri Ram Jai Shri Ram

Watch Lyrical Motion Poster of film Adipurush

Controversy On Teaser of the film

Some section of the Hindu community including religious heads and politicians questioned the filmmakers regarding the way the characters like Ravana, Hanuman and Sita have been portrayed. They remarked that these characters have been portrayed in an inappropriate way which hurts the sentiment of Hindu community and its culture.

Satyendra Das, the head priest of the Ram Mandir, Ajodhya, called for the banning of the film’s release, claiming that it misrepresents Lord Ram, Hanuman, Sita and Ravana.

The deputy chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Kesav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak, criticized the teaser of the movie and stated that any disrespect shown towards Hindu gods and goddesses would not be accepted.

Controversy On film Poster

The complaint lodged against the film claims that it is based on the biography of Lord Ram from the Hindu holy book Ramcharitmanas, an epic poem composed by the poet Tulsidas. The complainant alleges that the film’s poster which was released on the occasion of Ram Navami on 30 March 2023 depicts Lord Ram wearing a costume that is not in accordance with the natural spirit of Ramcharitmanas and that all characters are shown without wearing Janeu, which is a sacred thread traditionally received by those studying under a Guru.

Reaction of filmmakers to the controversary

The team behind Adipurush, including Om Raut, Kriti Sanon, Prabhas, and Sunny Kaushal, responded to criticism on social media by stating that the film is not just a movie, but a representation of their devotion to Lord Ram and their commitment to Indian culture and history.

They explained that they need more time to ensure a complete visual experience for viewers and they are dedicated to making a film that India can be proud of. Finally, they expressed gratitude for the support and love they have received.


The highly anticipated movie Adipurush is set to release on June 16, 2022, and the filmmakers have had to overcome numerous challenges, including criticism from fans about poor VFX and inappropriate portrayals of characters like Ravan, Sita, and Hanuman.

Additionally, religious and political leaders have raised objections, claiming that the movie could hurt Hindu sentiments. Despite significant delays, the movie is finally set to hit theaters, and the filmmakers have used this time to make necessary corrections.

As viewers, it is important to keep an open mind and approach the movie with a positive outlook, hoping for the best possible outcome. While it is natural to have concerns and doubts, it is also important to trust in the filmmakers’ abilities and their dedication to creating an enjoyable and respectful movie.


Question : Is Adipurush a Hindi movie?

Answer : The film is shot in both Hindi and Telugu languages, and will also be dubbed in Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada.

Question : Who is the director producer and writer of Adipurush?

Answer : The film is written and directed by Om Raut and produced by T-Series and Retrophiles.

Question : What is the new release date of Adipurush?

Answer : 16 June 2023

Question : What kind of movie is Adipurush?

Answer : Adipurush is a drama film based on Hindu mythological epic Ramayana

Question : What is the budget of new Adipurush?

Answser : The budget of film Adipurush is 600 crores

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