Vicky Kaushal's success story is flying high after this year's successful release of 'Uri: The Surgical Strike'. At the beginning of 2019 he claimed a stronghold with the movie. This time Vicky is again reuniting with his 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' director Aditya Dhar for his next film, in which he will play Ashwatthama. Aditya confirmed the news to that he is working on the project with Vicky. There were reports doing the rounds that the film is a period drama, but the spokesperson of the director said, "It is not a period film, it's a superhero action film set in modern times."

The director is currently researching on 'Mahabharata' before finalizing the essentials. The film will be shot in many places across India. The makers are targeting a mid-2020 release. In the meantime Vicky is waiting for his next release. He will also be seen in 'Takht', Shoojit Sircar's directorial. The film is produced by Karan Johar.