September 25, 2008

Bollywood Movie ‘Drona’: Plot and Synopsis

The upcoming adventure thriller, ‘Drona’ will hit the big screen on 2 October 2008. Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles, the movie ‘Drona’ also features Kay Kay Menon in a villainous role alongside Jaya Bachchan playing another important role. The movie is directed by Goldie Behl. The movie features a number of visual effects and that is the reason it took ten months to complete the post-production works. So, ‘Drona’ is expected to be a big hit of Eid festival. The movie was shot in different locations including Prague, Bikaner, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Namibia.

Plot and Background of the movie ‘Drona’

The synopsis of the movie is inspired by the character of Dronacharya from epic Mahabharata of Hindu mythology. Dronacharya is the guru or mentor of Kauravas and the Pandavas in the epic, and is well-known for his skill in advanced military. The protagonist in the movie, Aditya, is also a man with great fight skill and is seen in a number of fighting scenes in the movie.

Characters of the movie ‘Drona’

Abhishek Bachchan Portrays Aditya/ Drona

Abhishek Bachchan plays the title character ‘Aditya/ Drona’ in the movie ‘Drona’. Though Aditya is a descendent of King Virbhadra of Pratapgad, he does not know about his identity as he grows up somewhere else without knowing anything about his identity. However, with time progresses, he meets his destiny and takes up a inherited job assigned to him to protect the human beings from being destroyed.

Priyanka Chopra Plays Sonia

Priyanka Chopra plays the role of Sonia, the closest assistant of Aditya, in the movie. Gown up with the aim of leading her life as a warrior fighting against the evils as her duty, Sonia alongside Aditya also fights against evil powers to save the human race.

Kay Kay Menon in the Villainous Role of Riz Raizada

The movie ‘Drona’ features the most expensive villain ever in the history of Indian film industry. For portraying the role, director hired a big castle in Prague and the castle is seen as the empire of villain in the film. Kay Kay Menon plays the role of a most devastating evil magician, Riz Raizada. Besides inheriting all the evil powers from his ancestors, Riz also adds new skills to his evil powers by his own and wants to achieve eternity, but he needs to confront one man Aditya/ Drona before reaching his goal.

Synopsis of the movie ‘Drona’

Aditya, a young man, is grown up by a Foster family in a place far way and he is unaware about his own identity. However, he later on confronts his destiny and comes to know about his past.

Since his childhood a nightmare came to his mind again and again. However, back from the nightmare, he could not find anything but a blue magical rose petal that brought out his tears but made him laugh.

Riz Raizada, a descendent of demons who in his pursuit to capture the whole universe, wants to get the previous secret. However, to do this, he needs to confront Drona in the battle field. Drona is incidentally the descendant of King Virbhadra of Pratapgad. King Virbhadra was assigned by the Gods to protect a magical ratna (precise secret) and the first born child of his dynasty was supposed to protect the precious thing from the evil forces. Thus, the responsibility fells upon Aditya/ Drona to protect the precious secret.

Riz can recognize Aditya as Drona when the two come face to face. However, till then Aditya was not aware of his own identity. Later on Sonia reveals Aditya about his own identity. Stumbled Aditya and Sonia decide to go back to his birth place kingdom of Pratapgarh where his mother Queen Jayati Devi could answer of all of his questions, but before reaching there, Aditya and Sonia face Riz and his evil powers.

Drona now needs to be the greatest warrior knowing that only he can save the future of mankind from Riz and his evils powers. He was born as Drona in the dynasty. So, it has become his duty to save the human lives by protecting the precious secret.

‘Drona’ is a fantasy movie with full of suspense and adventure. The breathtaking excitement with heroics, evilness would keep the audience questioning- what to come next?

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