The film is set to hit screens in March this year, and will be released in both 2D and 3 D formats.

Kannada epic Kurukshetra wraps up shoot in Hyderabad
Flix Sandalwood Saturday, January 06, 2018 - 11:40
Written by  Digital Native

One of the most expensive films to be made in the history of Kannada cinema, Naganna’s Kurukshetra, is all set to wrap up shooting.

The entire team has been camping for nearly 150 days in Hyderabad’s Ramoji Film City, where extravagant sets have been erected.

Kurukshetra is based on the Mahabharata and is said to be told entirely from Duryodhana’s point of view.

Darshan plays the role of Duryodhana and this is his 50th movie in Sandalwood. Incidentally, his debut, which released in 1997, was titled Mahabharata.

The movie also stars Ambarish as Bheeshma, V Ravichandran as Krishna, Arjun Sarja as Karna, Sneha as Draupadi, Meghna Raj as Bhanumati, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan as Kunti, Nikhil Gowda as Abhimanyu, Ravishankar as Shakuni, Sonu Sood as Arjuna, P Ravishankar as Dushasana and Shashikumar as Dharmaraya, along with a host of others.

Kurukshetra has a whopping budget of Rs 100 crore, and is being produced by Muniratna, under his banner KCN movies. V Harikrishna is composing the music for this venture. Jayanan Vincent is the cinematographer and Jo Ni Harsha is editing the movie.

It has been reported that the team is planning to release the movie in 2D and 3D on March 9.

Sources in the movie have said that fans can expect a visual treat for grand sets have erected to tell this epic story. The actors had to undergo strenuous training in order to depict the characters in the story.

The first teaser of the film released in December last year, and received over 3 million views in just a few days, creating quite a buzz on the internet. The teaser focussed on the character of Abhimanyu – showing off his heroics and valour.