‘Budget without limits for Kurukshetra'

Film to go on floors on July 23, on producer Munirathna’s birthday.

Published: 18th April 2017 06:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2017 06:31 AM   |  A+A-

Express News Service

Inspired by the great Indian epic Mahabharata, filmmakers have thrown the dice and are trying to outdo each other in making an adaption of this mythological tale. Each promising a unique twist to the plot.

Darshan

We had SS Rajamouli creating a buzz with talk of such a production, and even having discussions with Aamir Khan. Now we hear V A Shrikumar Menon will be directing Indian cinema’s most expensive film Randamoozham (Mahabharata in other languages) starring Mohanlal. Sandalwood is not far behind with Kurukshetra, which will now be Darshan’s 50th film.

The film produced by Munirathna, will be directed by Naganna, who had previsouly helmed  Kranti Veera Sangolli Rayanna for Darshan, which was a blockbuster hit. With Munirathna getting a green signal from Darshan, Naganna is readying himself with the pre-production and the makers have even fixed a launch date. The film will go on floors on July 23, on Munirathna’s birthday.

Confirming the news, Munirathna says, “The preparations are on. As of now we have only confirmed Darshan, who will be seen as Duryodhana. The rest of the cast will be finalised in a month’s time.” he says.

Ask the producer about the investment and he says he has planned it as an epic drama. “I have placed no limit on the budget,” he says. “It will be decided during its making and this will be made to
suit Indian standards.”

Stay up to date on all the latest Entertainment Kannada news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

facebook twitter whatsapp