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Tanhaji movie release: Highlights

Here's what celebrities, critics and fans said about Tanhaji, starring Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Kajol, Sharad Kelkar and Luke Kenny among others.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: January 11, 2020 8:27:48 am
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Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan’s period drama Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior has hit screens. The film also features Kajol, Jagapathi Babu, Sharad Kelkar, Luke Kenny and Neha Sharma among others in significant parts.

The Om Raut directorial revolves around the military leader of the Maratha empire, Tanhaji Malusare who led the battle against the Mughal commander Uday Bhan. While Saif plays Uday, Kajol will be seen essaying the character of Savitribai Malusare (wife of Tanhaji). Sharad portrays Chhatrapati Shivaji in the film. Tanhaji is the first installment of a franchise on unsung heroes bankrolled by Ajay.

In an interview with PTI, Ajay said, “With Tanhaji, we are starting a franchise on unsung warriors. This is the first film in that. We would like to make films about people who have been forgotten and have done so much for the country. We want to take this franchise forward because every state has a hero. Not state but these are all national heroes and icons. They are known more in their states than in the country. We want to tell their stories all across the country.”

Tanhaji, which also features Saif Ali Khan, also marks the reunion of the actor with Ajay. The two have earlier shared screen space in movies like Omkara and Kachche Dhaage.

Speaking about his role in the film, Saif told PTI, “I don’t care about image. If I get good work, then it’s a great thing. There should be an image of an actor these days that he is able to pull off different characters and roles. I feel very happy that I got to play a different character. It was one of the most exciting roles of my career.”

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Read all the updates about Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.

19:48 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Ajay Devgn is fantastic'

Trade Analyst Ramesh Bala gave the film 3.5 stars out of 5. He tweeted, “#TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior [3.5/5] : The story of the Maratha Warrior #Tanhaji who was the military commander of Satrapathi #Shivaji @ajaydevgn is fantastic.. So is #SaifAliKhan Battle sequences are executed in a spectacular manner..  Watch it if u r a fan of this genre!”.

19:28 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Tanhaji is a box office winner'

User @sudarshanroy14 shared, “#Tanhaji climax is TERRIFIC. What a climax yaar? #AjayDevgn killed it. Outstanding performance. #SaifAliKhan as villain performed excellently throughout the film. @ajaydevgn #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior is a box office WINNER!!!🔥🔥”.

19:08 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Witness the brave history of Maratha warriors'

User @DevendersainiS tweeted, “Watched #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior and it's TREMENDOUS! Watch it now! Grab your tickets! Watch it with your entire family! Witness the brave history of Maratha warriors Jai Bhavani Jai Shivaji #TanhajiReview 4*/5*”.

18:48 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'3D effects are a delight'

“#TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior is an Indian period drama directed by @omraut. From cinematography to direction it’s top-notch. The 3D effects are a delight to watch. Tanhaji sets an example of excellent VFX and cinematography.41/2 stars  #TanhajiReview #Tanhaji,” tweeted user @rajanbhave.

18:28 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Must watch movie for all of us'

“All the movies of @ajaydevgn sir starting from #phoolaurkaante till #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior are the lit but this is the best #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior as it lead us to know more about the real hero #SubedarTanhajiMalusare Must watch movie for all of us,” posted user @RajGupt32043908 on Twitter.

18:08 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Keeps you on the edge'

User @dineshkpr shared on Twitter, “#TanhajiReview I'm not a movie reviewer but I know one thing for sure. If a movie keeps you on the edge from beginning then it's worth spending money and time I went to watch #Tanhaji with my wife n we did't speak a word during the full length of movie #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior”. 

17:48 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Mesmerizing facebook'

“Drama, emotion, action, vfx #Tanhaji is a mesmerizing experience... excellent direction, ending is too much thrilling..#AjayDevgn #SaifAliKhan #Kajol all are superb, hope #Tanhaji crossed 💯 cr…,” posted user @KamdeVivek on Twitter.

17:26 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Doesn't waste time'

User @sultani_tiger gave the film 3.5 stars out of 5. He tweeted, “#TanhajiReview - #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior is a GOOD film. It concentrates on the main plot throughout & doesn’t waste time on pointless scenes. @ajaydevgn was very good & #SaifAliKhan also killed it. They both had equal roles. Climax was the highlight of the film. 3.5*/5*”. 

17:09 (IST)10 Jan 2020
Fans heap praise on Ajay Devgn

“Marvelous acting #AjayDevgn strong story.. direction(om raut) is far better then #sanjayleelabhansali.,great caste.,super se bhi upr VFX Epic3D.,never seen before in indian cinema #3D. MASTERPIECE #shardkelkar nailed it #saif shine #kajol”, tweeted @PrinceS24637334.

16:44 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Should have elaborated more on Tanhaji's life'

“Nice movie, but should have elaborated few more things about tanaji's life, at all worth to watch, nice direction, saif is classy with his RAW performance #AjayDevgn #TanhajiReview #SaifAliKhan”, posted user @aj_2984 on Twitter.

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16:08 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'A gem to Bollywood'

User @Abhineetdasgup2 tweeted, “#TanajiTheUnsungWarrior the movie such high emotions such 3d visuals action so tightly edited so much of acting such emotions the background score. @ajaydevgn u have given a gem to bollywood #AjayDevgn”.

15:53 (IST)10 Jan 2020
The audio of Tinak Tinak song from Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior is out

15:23 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Tanhaji gives you an adrenaline rush'

“#TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior gives you adrenaline rush. Makes you feel helpless, fills one with anger, the feeling was just incredible”, tweeted user @RoninADfannn.

15:03 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Commercial historical epics are done like this'

“#AjayDevgan and #SaifAliKhan take a bow! Commercial historical epics are done like this! The film represents the strides hindi cinema is taking in the special effects department as well! #TanhajiReview #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior”, tweeted user @jammypants4.

14:42 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Must watch'

Twitter user @krunalofficial gave the Ajay Devgn-starrer 4 stars out of 5. “#TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior is must watch film for every indian. Don't miss it. @ajaydevgn delivers power packed performance and @itsKajolD looks beautiful and done brilliant job. #SaifAliKhan has done terrific job. #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior   @TanhajiFilm”, his caption read.

14:18 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior is mounted like a period drama with visual flair'

User @thecineparadise posted on Twitter, “#TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior is rather a detest to the valour and victory of Tanhaji Malusare. Nevertheless, it’s an aesthetically mounted period drama with visual flair; soothes like a chapter from the comic book, Amar Chitra Katha. #TanhajiReview”.

13:51 (IST)10 Jan 2020
IMDb rating of Tanhaji

The IMDb rating of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, starring Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan and Kajol, is 8.9.

13:15 (IST)10 Jan 2020
'Get ready for 2020’s first 100 crore film'

"#OneWordReview...#Tanhaji: SUPERB. Rating: 4 stars. Drama, emotions, conflict, action, VFX, #Tanhaji is an enthralling experience... Electrifying climax... Top notch direction... #Ajay, #Kajol, #Saif in super form... Get ready for 2020’s first 100 cr+ film. #TanhajiReview," film trade analyst Taran Adarsh said via Twitter.

12:38 (IST)10 Jan 2020
On the fence about watching Tanhaji? Watch the trailer of Ajay Devgn's film

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior's screenplay has been penned by Prakash Kapadia and Om Raut. The music of the historical drama has been composed by the talented duo of Ajay-Atul.

At the box office, Tanhaji is said to face competition from Rajinikanth's Darbar and Deepika Padukone's Chhapaak. While Darbar released on January 9, Chhapaak also releases today.

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