The film, based on the Mahabharata, has Darshan playing Duryodhana and the story is told from his perspective.

Darshan starts dubbing for KurukshetraDigital Native
Flix Sandalwood Monday, March 26, 2018 - 12:59

The shooting of the magnum opus Kurukshetra was wrapped up some time ago and the team is currently in the post-production mode. According to an update from the makers of Kurukshetra, the film’s lead star Darshan has started the dubbing for the film and will complete it on March 24.

Kurukshetra, a magnum opus based on the epic Mahabharata, has Darshan playing Duryodhana and the story is told from his perspective. Directed by Naganna, the film has a bevy of stars in the cast including Darshan, Ambareesh, V Ravichandran, Arjun Sarja, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Sneha, Meghana Raj, P Ravi Shankar, Sonu Sood, Nikhil Gowda and Aditi Arya. Written by JK Bharavi, the film is based on the story Gadhayuddha by Ranna.

V Harikrishna is the music composer for this flick with Jayanan Vincent wielding the camera and Jo Ni Harsha editing it. Kurukshetra, which happens to be Darshan’s 50th film, is bankrolled by Muniratna under his banner KCN Movies. The film is made on a budget exceeding Rs 100 crore and is touted to be the costliest film ever to be made in the Kannada film industry.

The shooting for this film began last year and a major chunk of it was shot at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad, where huge sets were erected for the purpose. According to reports, Kurukshetra will hit the marquee in June this year and its makers are planning to release it in the 2D and 3D formats.

It may be mentioned here that Darshan has moved on to his next film, which is being helmed by Pon Kumar. The shooting for this flick, titled Yejamana, began on February 18 amidst much fanfare and was wrapped up on March 10. While Darshan plays the lead role in the film, it has Rashmika Mandanna playing the female lead along with Tanya Hope as the second heroine. Dhananjay, Thakur Anoop Singh and Devaraj will be seen playing significant roles in this flick.

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