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Prabhas and Deepika Starrer ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ Enthralls Audiences Worldwide


New Delhi: In a dazzling sensory experience, Nag Ashwin’s ambitious period drama ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ opened in theatres today, mesmerizing audiences and critics alike. The film, featuring cinematic heavyweights Amitabh Bachchan and Prabhas, saw an unexpected scene-stealer in Deepika Padukone whose performance has garnered widespread applause.

The movie, a visual feast set in a futuristic world, stands out not just for its high-tech special effects but also for its stellar cast performances. Deepika Padukone, taking on the role of Sumati (Sum 80), has impressed both her devoted fanbase and the general audience with a dramatic transformation in her appearance. Sporting a minimalist look with a short haircut and minimal makeup, the actress departs significantly from her previous glamorous avatars.

Renowned film critic Taran Adarsh could not hold back praise, stating in his review, “Deepika Padukone is splendid, navigating her part with authority and elan.” This assertion was shared widely on social media, resonating with many fans who felt she had delivered a breathtaking performance.

‘Kalki 2898 AD’ has already set significant milestones with its global release, becoming the widest release for a pan-Indian film in countries like Singapore, Australia, and the Gulf. The film is being shown in 34 locations across Singapore on 49 screens, 143 locations in Australia with 400 screens, and a staggering 160 locations in the Gulf covering 500+ screens.

Leading the Twitter storm, fans of Deepika Padukone expressed unrestrained joy and admiration. One tweet read, “Oooooommmmmmmggggggg #DeepikaPadukone as Sumati [Sum 80] getting love and unconditional support from all over the world…” This sentiment of global adulation was echoed in numerous posts and comments online.

Another fan marveled at her screen presence, tweeting, “#DeepikaPadukone Steals the Show with her Impeccable Screen Presence.” Still, another declared, “Other than @deepikapadukone no one else could even play that role with such brilliant acting.”

The enthusiasm surrounding the film goes beyond Deepika’s performance.

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. Prabhas, another leading actor in the movie, also drew commendations, as reviewers foresee ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ following in the footsteps of his blockbuster ‘Bahubali 2’, potentially becoming his next 1000 crore grosser. A Twitter user gushed, “#PRABHAS is Finally Going to Deliver his 1000 Cr Worldwide Grosser After Bahubali2. Never Seen Before VFX. Great Storyline which easily Resonates with both Mass & Class Audience.”

Among the highly anticipated elements of the film, Amitabh Bachchan’s performance was noted as particularly notable. Netizens found it hard to encapsulate his craft using mere words, with one user posting, “Amitabh sir’s performance is something we can’t express with our words.”

Besides the lead performances, the film features an array of cameo appearances that have been described as “too good”, significantly elevating the film’s narrative appeal. As one fervent admirer proclaimed, “THIS IS THE BEST FILM EVER I’VE SEEN IN MY LIFE #Kalki28989AD”.

The overwhelming appreciation has only been furthered by fans who can’t contain their emotions. “Waking up today and seeing all the appreciation DP is getting for Kalki makes me so happy and emotional at the same time. It increases my excitement to watch the movie even further. She’s the QUEEN OF INDIAN CINEMA for real,” tweeted a thrilled fan under the handle Lucky Dixit.

As the weekend approaches, the anticipation for watching ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ continues to grow exponentially. The film, which promises to blend mass appeal with high-class storytelling, is expected to see a significant surge in viewership, potentially leading to record box office numbers.

In summary, ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide, transforming into not just a cinematic milestone but also a cultural phenomenon. The powerful performances by Deepika Padukone, Prabhas, and Amitabh Bachchan, coupled with groundbreaking visual effects, have set a new benchmark in Indian cinema. As the excitement for the film continues unabated, it is clear that ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ is here to stay, continuing to enthrall audiences over the coming weeks.