Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language biographical period action film directed by Om Raut and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, and Ajay Devgan under T-Series Films and Ajay Devgn FFilms. This film was also released in Marathi-language following popular demand. Tracing the life of Maratha warrior Tanaji Malusare, it stars Ajay Devgn in the titular role along with Saif Ali Khan and Kajol in the lead roles. It also features Sharad Kelkar and Luke Kenny in the pivotal roles. Set in the 17th century, it revolves around Tanaji’s attempts to recapture the Kondhana fortress once it passes on to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who transfers its control to his trusted guard Udaybhan Singh Rathore.
Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior
Principal photography commenced on 25 September 2018, and the film was released in India in 3D and conventional theatres on 10 January 2020. The film received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the action sequences, cinematography, performances, and visual effects. The film received heavy criticism over its hyper nationalistic tone, Islamophobic messaging, and pandering to the political climate in India.  Tanhaji grossed ₹367.65 crores (US$52 million) worldwide.
When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji’s military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.