Malayalam actor Prithviraj is busy with his debut directorial. The actor was earlier part of R S Vimal’s Mahavir Karna. He dropped out and Vikram has stepped into his shoes. The film will start rolling later this year and will be made with a huge budget of 300 crores.

The director recently revealed that he will be approaching a Hollywood actor to play the role of Bheema. An official announcement will be made in the coming months. He also said that he will be shooting the filming the movie in scenic locations around the globe including Niagara Falls.

The mythological story of Karnan has been retold on silver Screen many times. Some of the popular ones include Sivaji’s portrayal of Karnan and NTR’s Telugu version.