Prabhas starrer magnum opus ‘Kalki 2898 AD’, directed by Nag Ashwin is set to hit the big screens in a matter of hours. The dystopian sci-fi film starring Prabhas is set to release on June 27. The most anticipated release of the year also has an ensemble cast and an incredible crew, who together worked for the marvel that the audience is set to witness in a few hours.If you have booked your tickets already, and are eagerly awaiting like the rest of India, here’s everything you need to know about the film.
Release date
Written and directed by Nag Ashwin, ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ starring Prabhas is set to release theatrically on June 27, 2024, across the globe. The film will be released in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada languages.
Cast
The Prabhas starrer has an ensemble cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Deepika Padukone, and Disha Patani. The other cast includes Shobhana, Keerthy Suresh, Anna Ben, Pasupathy, Saswata Chatterjee, S.S. Rajamouli, Brahmanandam, Rajendra Prasad, Gaurav Chopra and Malvika Nair. If reports are to be believed, the audience can also expect some cameos.

Plot
Nag Ashwin’s ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ aims to bring the stories from

Indian epics and tie them together with science fiction. The film is set in the dystopian city of Kasi in 2898 AD, and traces the events that lead to the rise of the superhero Kalki. According to the Hindu scriptures, Kalki is the 10th avatar of Lord Vishnu, who appears at the end of the Kali Yuga to end adharma. A modern avatar of the Kalki is set to be unveiled in the upcoming film to to protect the world from evil forces.

Budget
Prabhas starrer ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ is said to be the most expensive film ever made in India. There is no doubt that the epic dystopian sci-fi film is mounted on a massive canvas and scale. If reports are to be believed the film is made on a massive budget of Rs 600 crore, making it the most expensive film ever made in Indian cinema.

Advance bookings
The ticket sales have already started and according to a report by Sacnilk, the film has collected Rs 50 crore from an estimated 1.3 million tickets sold across multiple languages, including Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada.

‘Kalki 2898 AD’ box office collection day 1 prediction
According to some of the industry insiders, the film will be potentially amassing Rs 200 crore in pre-sales, breaking records at the box office. The film is reportedly expected to collect Rs 140 crore from the India gross collection and mint Rs 60 crore from overseas.

‘Kalki 2898 AD’ trailer
The makers have unveiled a breathtaking trailer and a few promos lately, which gives a few hints about the film. From Deepika’s character carrying Kalki to Amitabh Bachchan playing a crucial role and Kamal Haasan’s character commenting how mankind won’t change no matter how many changes he gets, the trailer is packed, and you shouldn’t miss it before booking the tickets.

Kalki 2898 AD Trailer – Telugu | Prabhas | Amitabh Bachchan | Kamal Haasan | Deepika | Nag Ashwin

Crew
‘Kalki 2898 AD’ has some of the finest technicians. The story, screenplay, dialogues and direction is done by Nag Ashwin. Djordje Stojiljkovic is the director of photography. Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao has roped in as the editor. Andres Delgado, and Prashant Sharma are the DI colorists. The music is composed by Santhosh Narayanan and the lyrics are penned by Sidharth Garima. Nitin Zihani Choudhary is the production designer. Archana Rao has designed the costumes. The art direction is jointly handled by Anil Jadhav, Santosh Shetty, Velu, and, Rembon. Praveen Kilaru is the VFX creative producer. The high octane stunts are choreographed by King Solomon, Andy Long, Peter Heins, Satish, Anbariv, and, Nick Powell.