The Nag Ashwin directorial is set in a dystopian war torn futurePrabhas and Deepika Padukone are one of the most anticipated on-screen pairings, and fans of the two pan-Indian stars have been beyond excited about their upcoming movie, tentatively titled Project K, since its announcement in February 2020. Directed by Nag Ashwin, the sci-fi movie is set in a dystopian future and features Amitabh Bachchan in a pivotal role along with the two leads.Today, February 18, on the occasion of Mahashivratri, the makers of ‘Project K’ announced the movie’s release date along with a poster for the movie. The movie will hit the theatres on 12 January 2024. Sharing the new poster on their official Twitter page, Vyjayanthi Movies, which is bankrolling the project, wrote, “𝟏𝟐-𝟏-𝟐𝟒 𝐢𝐭 𝐢𝐬! #𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐊Happy Mahashivratri.#Prabhas @SrBachchan @deepikapadukone @nagashwin7 @VyjayanthiFilms (sic).”The release date announcement poster offers a glimpse at what the film offers. In a distant dystopian future, three soldiers are seen gingerly approaching a large hand that has fallen on the sand and is surrounded by destruction. With weapons drawn, the soldiers look ready to attack at the slightest movement. Deepika Padukone was last seen in the blockbuster Pathaan, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham. The movie is still running in the theatres and continuing its successful run. Interestingly, she will have another release in January 2024, 'Fighter' opposite Hrithik Roshan. Prabhas, on the other hand is awaiting the release of the Om Raut directorial Adipurush opposite Kriti Sanon and Saif Ali Khan. The movie is slated for release on June 16. Further, he will be seen in Salaar in September this year. Also Read: ‘Project K’ To Release In 2 Parts?