Based on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s mother Jijabai, the upcoming Marathi film Jiu will highlight the life and struggles of the courageous lady. The filmmaker Pritam SK Patil, known for his debut comedy movie Khichik, has unveiled the first look poster of the film today. The period film has a dramatic poster with the background of a battlefield. The film will talk about the teachings of Jijamata and how she raised Shivaji to be one of the greatest Maratha warriors.

Jiu is produced by Anuja Deshpande and also under the banner Fireflies. Director Pritam SK Patil’s upcoming movie will be Doctor Doctor.