Shivaay: Ajay’s adventure into mountains applauded by Amitabh Bachchan.
Shivaay is an action thriller movie by Ajay Devgan, who is the producer and director of the movie. Story is also by Devgan but written by Sandeep Srivastava and Robin Bhatt. Ajay is also in the lead role. Other stars of the movie are Sayesha Saigal, Erikar Kaar and Girish Karnad. The story is about a mountaineer who possesses the destructive power of Lord Shiva but uses it only when his family is in danger.
Trailer of the movie got 2.5 million hits in only 15 hours of its release and Shivaay got many applauds and appreciation from the industry and movie watchers. But a poster in which Ajay climbs a mountain that is actually a statue of Lord Shiva wearing shoes raised a controversy and an FIR lodged against Ajay Devgan. But all the buzz is about the movie is about the trailer that has Ajay in all and also there are many allusions to Lord Shiva.
The trailer doesn’t give much information on the story but it reflects transformation of a common man into a destroyer. The message is that Lord Shiva bestows everyone with his power of destruction but only a few could realize this power. The common thread in the trailer is Ajay’s bond with the child actor Abigali Eames. But the female leads are missing in the trailer. The movie has Saigal and Kaar as female lead roles.
The movie was shot in Mussoorie, Hyderabad and Bulgaria. The trailer shows scenes of a swanky town home to the protagonist and the snow clad mountains that is his battlefield. He is fighting all odds and taking challenges will all his might and belief in the power of Lord Shiva. Even the Shiva Trilogy writer Amish Tripathi lauded the trailer through is Twitter handle. The movie has five songs and the main song “Bolo Har Har Har” is 4.56 minutes in length. It has already caught attention of viewers. The movie is scheduled to be released on 20 October 2016.
Shivaay first look & poster
Shivaay has several posters for different sites. Wikipedia is using the poster that shows Ajay in challenging mode. The poster has Ajay only and he is seen in different looks. He is seen clad in a hood and standing with a weapon and his face is in the background. Poster wears a cool look due to dark blue color. In another poster, Ajay is seen taller than the mountains. He is wearing tattoos all over his muscular body.
Why watch the movie?
Shivaay isn’t a mythological movie but a modern movie with a mythological touch. It has a different story and this is what will bring viewers to cinema halls. Popularity of the trailer is an indication of popularity of the movie.
• Ajay’s most expensive movie adventure to this date
• First movie to have three trailers released simultaneously
• Ajay got hypothermia during shooting
• Most scenes were shot in Bulgaria
Directed – Ajay Devgan
Produced – Ajay Devgan
Written – Sandeep Srivastava, Robin Bhatt
Story -Ajay Devgan
Starring – Ajay Devgan, Sayesha Saigal, Erika Kaar, Abigail Eames, Vir Das
Release dates- 28 October 2016