Adipurush (transl. First man) is a 2023 Indian mythological action film based on the Hindu epic Ramayana. The film is directed and co-written by Om Raut, and produced by T-Series and Retrophiles. Shot simultaneously in Hindi and Telugu, the film stars Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan, Kriti Sanon, Sunny Singh and Devdatta Nage.
Adipurush was announced in August 2020, through an official motion poster. Principal photography commenced in February 2021 and ended in November 2021 taking place primarily in Mumbai. The film’s music is composed by Ajay–Atul. Adipurush is budgeted at ₹700 crore (US$88 million) making it the one of the most expensive Indian films.
Adipurush was released on 16 June 2023 to negative reviews from critics, who praised the soundtrack but criticised Raut’s direction, screenplay, dialogues, visuals, and deviation from the source material.