Unveiling Bujji: Prabhas' advanced automotive buddy in Kalki 2898 AD, All you need to know

In a recent pre-release event held in Hyderabad, the filmmakers unveiled a big addition to the movie—Prabhas' character car, Bujji.

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As the release of Prabhas' much-awaited science-fiction film, Kalki 2898 AD, draws closer, excitement among movie enthusiasts is reaching new heights. The movie is scheduled to hit the screens in just over a month, the film has become a highly anticipated cinematic event of 2024, stirring conversations and curiosity nationwide.

In a recent pre-release event held in Hyderabad, the filmmakers unveiled a big addition to the movie—Prabhas' character car, Bujji. Appearing at the event in his role as Bhairava, Prabhas introduced Bujji to the world, captivating audiences with its striking appearance and futuristic design.

Sneak-peek into Bujji's features

Described as a marvel of future automotive engineering, Bujji boasts impressive specifications. Standing tall with front wheels towering almost to the presenter's shoulder, the car measures a staggering 6075 mm in length, 3380 mm in width, and 2186 mm in height. Sporting hubless wheels with specially crafted CEAT tires, Bujji is a product of the collaboration between Mahindra and Jayem Motors, headquartered in Coimbatore.

Engineering marvel

With a weight of 6 tonnes, Bujji packs a powerful punch with a 94 kW output and a torque of 9800 nm, powered by a 47 kWh battery. Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra Group, revealed that the car was meticulously crafted using cutting-edge powertrain configuration and performance simulations, with invaluable contributions from Mahindra Research Valley's Chennai team.

What has Anand Mahindra said?

Taking to social media platform X (formerly Twitter), Anand Mahindra shared insights into Bujji's creation, highlighting the collaborative efforts between Mahindra and Jayem Motors. In a teaser titled 'BhairavaXBujji', released during the event, Bujji was showcased alongside Prabhas' character, Bhairava, setting the stage for an exciting partnership in the film.

Bujji's Role in Kalki 2898 AD

In the movie, Bujji plays a pivotal role as Bhairava's loyal companion, depicted as a witty genius who aids Bhairava in accomplishing his mission, adding layers of humor and depth to the storyline.

Apart from Prabhas, Kalki 2898 AD features an ensemble cast including Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Disha Patani, and Kamal Haasan in prominent roles, promising audiences a cinematic experience like no other.