Shamshera is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language period action film produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films and directed by Karan Malhotra. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor. Set in the 1800s, Shamshera tells the story of a dacoit tribe, and their fight for independence against the British rule.
Principal photography for Shamshera begin in December 2018. This is the first film featuring Ranbir Kapoor in a double role. Filming wrapped up in September 2020.
In the fictitious city of Kaza, a warrior tribe is imprisoned, enslaved & tortured by a ruthless authoritarian Shudh Singh. Shamshera is the a legend for his tribe who relentlessly fights for his tribe’s freedom & dignity.
Shamshera was officially launched in May 2018 by Yash Raj Films through a motion poster, starring Ranbir Kapoor as the titular character Shamshera. Sanjay Dutt was cast as antagonist, and Vaani Kapoor was signed to play the female lead. To prepare her role, Vaani Kapoor took professional training in Kathak. Kapoor portrays a dancer.
Principal photography begun in December 2018. For the film, a massive fort was built at Film City, Goregaon, requiring 2 months of preparation and the effort of nearly 300 workers. Filming ended in September 2020.
Shamshera Movie Music
The music of the film is composed by Mithoon. Lyrics are written by Mithoon, Karan Malhotra, and Piyush Mishra. The first single was released on 29 June 2022.