Anushka Shetty in Mohanlal’s Mahabaratha?
Anushka Shetty is currently one of the most wanted actress in India. The glorious success of Baahubali has widened her popularity all across the nation. Her fantastic performance as Devasena has won her scores of fans, who are eagerly looking forward to her upcoming films.
Reports are doing the rounds about the makers of the 1000 crore project Mahabharata approaching her to play a major role. Apparently, they are trying to rope in Anushka to play one of the central female characters from the Hindu epic.
Anushka is a powerhouse of talent who has proven her calibre in acting in period films with performance in movies like Arundhathi, Rudhramahadevi and the Baahubali franchise. She is also among one of the very few female actors in the county who enjoy a superstar status.
If Anushka signs for the project, it will also mark her debut appearance in Malayalam. It will be exciting if the makers could rope in this wonderful actress. Mohanlal is confirmed to play the central character of Bheeman in the movie. Telugu superstar Nagarjuna has been approached for the role of Karnan. Apart from them this ambitious project will also involve some other big names from India as well as the international arena.
The Mahabharata aka Randamoozham is being made as Indian cinema’s most expensive project. It will be made on an astronomical budget of Rs 1000 crores. Renowned ad filmmaker VA Shrikumar Menon will be directing this movie and UAE based Indian businessman Dr BR Shetty is producing this magnum opus.
Shoot for the movie will commence by August, next year. It will be made as a multilingual in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and English languages. This epic movie will be filmed in two parts and would have a worldwide release in 2020.