The period drama is a fictionised retelling based on true events focusing on the Prithviraj Chauhan, a former King of the Chahamana dynasty. Akshay Kumar plays the lead role in the film as the titular character. The plot follows Prithviraj Chauhan’s battle with Muhammad Ghori, the Sultan of the Ghurid Empire. The film is adapted from Braj Bhasha’s epic poem, Prithviraj Raso. Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Sakshi Tanwar, Ashutosh Rana, Lalit Tiwari, and Manav Vij essay other important characters in the film. Directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the film is produced by Yash Raj Films.