In his career spanning over three decades and with over a hundred films to his credit, V Ravichandran has never been seen without his mustache. However, for his upcoming film, Kurukshetra, the star has agreed for the clean-shaven look.
Having been roped in to play Lord Krishna in the film, Ravichandran has agreed to shave off his mustache as the character demands it. Well, watching Ravichandran perform as Lord Krishna would be a different experience for his fans out there, more so because his getup would be completely different.
The shooting of Kurukshetra commenced at the Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad last month where elaborate and grand sets have been built. The team will be stationed in the city for the next couple of months and wrap up the shooting completely.
Directed by Naganna, Kurukshetra is produced by noted producer and politician Muni Ratna under his banner KCN Movies. He is bankrolling this magnum opus on a budget of Rs. 100 crores.
Darshan plays Duryodhana in the film and it is from his perspective this tale is being told. Others in the star cast include Ambarish as Bheeshma, V. Ravichandran as Krishna, Arjun Sarja as Karna, Sneha as Draupadi, Hariprriya as Dancer (Maaye), Lakshmi as Kunti, Nikhil Gowda as Abhimanyu, Saikumar as Shakuni, Sonu Sood as Arjuna, Shashikumar as Dharmaraya, Danish Akthar Saifi as Bhima and Remya Nambeesan as Banumathi.
Being a historical film, music director V Harikrishna is reportedly doing a lot of homework to get the right tracks and BGM scores. While Jay Vincent is cranking the camera for this film, Jo Ni Harsha will be working on it at the editing table. To be released in both 2D as well as 3D formats, the film is slated for release for Sankaranthi next year.
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