Salaar, the highly anticipated pan-Indian film starring Prabhas, has generated significant excitement within the Indian cinema scene. Speculation around the movie’s plot, potential sequel, and connection to the KGF Series has fueled discussions online. The film has now secured a spot in Cine mark chains in the USA, with the distributor revealing a runtime of 3 hours and a preview of the story. However, the final runtime might change after censoring.
Salaar’s narrative revolves around a gang leader’s commitment to honoring a promise made to a dying friend. Crafted by director Prashanth Neel, the script draws inspiration from his first film, Ugramm (Kannada), adapted to suit Prabhas’s persona.
Set in a world of organized crime, Prabhas portrays a gangster navigating revenge and attacks on rival criminal factions. A touch of maternal sentiment adds depth to the storyline, encapsulating vengeance within the mafia realm. Officially slated for release on September 28, 2023, Salaar initially faced rumours of a potential postponement to Sankranthi 2024.
However, the makers swiftly dismissed these claims. The film has generated immense anticipation among both trade professionals and the audience, fueled by Prashanth Neel’s success with the KGF series. The audience eagerly awaits how Neel presents Prabhas’s star power on the cinematic canvas.