B R Shetty to produce India’s biggest movie “The Mahabharata” starring Mohanlal!
India’s biggest motion picture is up now as it gets its producer. B R Shetty, UAE based billionaire businessman, and philanthropist, to invest 1000 Crores to produce India’s biggest movie titled as “The Mahabharata”. The movie will be directed by noted Ad film maker V A Shrikumar Menon.
This movie titled as “The Mahabharata” is an adaption of M T Vaasudevan’s Jnanpeeth Award winning novel Randamoozham (The Second Turn). M.T Vasudevan himself written the screenplay, who holds a record of maximum national awards for screenwriting in the history of Indian Cinema. The novel Randamoozham narrates The Mahabharata through the eyes of Bhima, the second of the five Pandavas.
The Mahabharata will be produced in two parts and is scheduled to go on floor by Septemeber 2018 for a release in early 2020. The second part will be released within 90 days of the first part.
The movie will be shot primarily in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu and will be dubbed into major Indian languages and leading foreign languages.
The film will be a coming together of the crème de la crème of Indian and global cinema in terms of its cast and crew. The technical crew would include some of the great names in the world cinema including some academy winners. The cast will have the best of talents from Indian cinema as well as some big names from Hollywood. A global team led by an internationally renowned casting director will handpick the cast. The lead role of Bheema will be played by Mohanlal.