Saif Ali Khan's look for Tanhaji: The Unsung Hero rang the bell amongst netizens that it closely resembles the look of John Snow from The Game of Thrones. Saif’s look as the merciless ruler with that sharp gaze, long hairs and stubble and will instantly take your back to his Langa Tyagi character in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Omkara. The actor as Udaybhan dressed in armour and holding the hilt of a sword with both hands reminded bingewatchers of HBO's fantasy series that last aired in May,
Udaybhan Ke Darbar Mein Ghalati Ki Maafi Nahi Sirf Sazah Milti Hai…#TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior, in cinemas 10th January 2020. #TanhajiTrailerOnNov19#SaifAliKhan @itsKajolD @omraut @itsBhushanKumar @ADFFilms @TSeries @TanhajiFilm pic.twitter.com/eXrqNOnbzp— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) November 13, 2019
Strikingly though Saif considers his charcater of Udaybhan has way more layers and is much more cooler, savage that Jon Snow. Saif stated while talking to Pinkvilla that the world has become quite small nowadays and he understands why that connection between his character and Jon Snow was made. Ajay Added He also stated that so many movies are made around the world, so comparisons will be made. But, nothing was intentional on their part.
Saif then quipped, "I will tell you something. I love Game of Thrones. But, I think this Udaybhan Rathod is like 20 times cooler. He is bad.. I don't think Jon Snow stands a chance in front of this guy. And this is a much cooler performance, genuinely."
The year 2020 is all set to start with a big bang for cinephiles as one of the first releases of the year is the highly-anticipated big-budget historical, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior. The movie stars Ajay Devgn in the titular character with Kajol playing his wife Parvatibai Malusare.