Confirmed: A big news on Randamoozham is on its way!
As we all know, Malayalam cinema is coming up with a highly ambitious project, the scale of which is a never-before-seen kind in Indian cinema history. We are talking about the movie adaptation of MT Vasudevan Nair’s award winning novel Randamoozham. VA Shrikumar Menon will be directing this movie and UAE based businessman Dr BR Shetty is investing a whopping Rs 1000 crores for this project.
Randamoozham aka The Mahabharatha was officially announced in April last year. Ever since then, cinephiles have been eagerly waiting to hear more updates on the movie. For a while now, there has been a buzz going around in social medias that an announcement on Randamoozham is around the corner. Confirming the same, director Shrikumar Menon shared a photo with MT Vasudevan Nair in his official Facebook handle last day. Along with that he penned a note which reads,
A meaningful day spent in the company of the legendary writer Shri M T Vasudevan Nair. A day which has rekindled my belief in the saying that if you can dream it , you can certainly do it ! At a time when the dream we have seen together is getting one step closer to becoming a reality , it was overwhelming to be around his graceful presence and to indulge in deep conversations about our magnum opus. The meeting was indeed meaningful and it felt complete when Lalettan joined us on call from London.
For those millions of ardent supporters of this project, our well wishers and friends in media waiting for this project to kick start and for all the queries about new developments on Mahabharata – Randaamoozham, the Movie , we would like to say that the big news is on its way ! Thank you for your prayers and for staying with us always !
Randamoozham, the novel is actually based on the Indian epic Mahabharatha, told from the perspective of Bheemasenan. Mohanlal is playing the central character of Bheeman in the movie. According to the makers, leading actors from Indian cinema and Hollywood will be part of the movie. It is being planned as a multilingual in English, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and Telugu languages. The movie will also have dubbed versions in all major Indian and foreign languages.
The makers have planned the movie in two parts with the second installment hitting screens within three months time from the first part’s release. They are eyeing to release the first part by 2020. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.