Last month announcement regarding India’s costiliest venture – Mahabhartha was made. The project costs 1000 crores and stars Malayalam star Mohanlal in the lead role of Bhima. The film is based on veteran Malayalam writer M.T.Vasudevan Nair’s Randamoozham where the events of the Mahabhratha are told from Bhima’s perspective.

In an recent media interaction, Tollywood star Nagarjuna has revealed that he has been approached for the role of Karna. Apparently talks are on and most concrete information will be available once plans finalise. Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan are also rumored to be in talks for major roles in the film.

Mahabhartha will start rolling in 2018 and the first schedule will start in Abu Dhabi. The film will release in two parts, The first part will release in 2020 followed by the second part within a gap of 90 days.