From Kedarnath to Shivaay: 5 Bollywood movies which celebrate Lord Shiva
First Published 21, Feb 2020, 4:29 PM IST
Religion and divinities have always been an essential part of Bollywood cinemas. Among the popular deities, Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesh have been the most loved Gods of Bollywood celebrities. From Abhishek Kapoor's Kedarnath to Ajay Devgn's Shivaay, on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri, here is a list of Bollywood movies that celebrate Lord Shiva.
‘Brahmastra’ : Ayan Mukerji's upcoming superhero film Brahmastra, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Mouni Roy and Akkineni Nagarjuna in pivotal roles, is one of the most awaited films of the year. Ranbir Kapoor reportedly will be playing a character named ‘Shiva’ in the movie, and he will be holding some special powers in the movie. The makers revealed the logo of the film in 2019, using drones at the popular Kumbh Mela on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri.
‘Baahubali’: In this blockbuster movie, actor Prabhas played the role of a man named Shiva, who rises up to be a big devotee of Lord Shiva. The scene from the movie Baahubali, carrying the Shivalinga on his shoulders is still in the minds of several fans.
‘Kedarnath’: Director Abhishek Kapoor's movie Kedarnath was based on the Uttarakhand floods of 2013. In the movie, actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan were in the lead roles. Sushant played the role of Mansoor who carried the selfless, pure and benevolent nature of Lord Shiva. A faithful Shiva devotee, Abhishek Kapoor, paid his tribute to Lord Shiva through this movie.
: Actor Ajay Devgn's movie Shivaay was one of the grand projects of the actor. In the film, Ajay played the character of a mountaineer named Shivaay. The film was indicative of Lord Shiva as the destroyer of all evil. The actor, who is also a devotee of Lord Shiva, dedicated a song for the destroyer of evil in the movie.
: Written and directed by Irfan Kamal, Satellite Shankar is an action drama film. After his debut in Hero with Athiya Shetty, actor Sooraj Pancholi made a comeback with Satellite Shankar. He played an Army man in the movie. As a character, Sooraj can temporarily teleport his fellow jawans to their near and dear ones using a device that has something to do with Lord Shiva.