Vicky Kaushal teams up with 'Uri' director for 'The Immortal Ashwatthama'

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Mumbai, January 11 (IANS): Actor Vicky Kaushal on Monday announced a new superhero film with his Uri: The Surgical Strike director Aditya Dhar, on the 2019 military action film's second anniversary. The actor also shared a couple of posters of the new film, titled The Immortal Ashwatthama, along with the announcement.

"Overwhelmed and ecstatic!

On the 2nd anniversary of ‘URI-The Surgical Strike', the team gives you a glimpse into the world of #TheImmortalAshwatthama

Cannot wait to get onto this journey with the dream team of @adityadharfilms

#RonnieScrewvala @rsvpmovies @soniyeah22," Vicky posted on Instagram along with two posters that have a touch of mythology and modernity.

Aditya also posted the same posters from the film, and actress Yami Gautam, who had also starred in "Uri: The Surgical Strike", wrote: "Amazing."

"Raising the bar higher for the superhero genre not only in India but across the world, this film is a high-concept visual spectacle in the making. From the team that brought to you URI The Surgical Strike, presenting @vickykaushal09

in and as #TheImmortalAshwatthama," said a message on the Twitter site of RSVP Movies.

Uri: The Surgical Strike is about a covert Army operation against a group of militants who had attacked a base in Uri, Kashmir, in 2016 and killed many soldiers.

The film had won four National Film Awards -- Best Background Music Award, Best Sound Design, Best Actor Award (Vicky) and Best Direction.