Most expensive movie in Megastar Mammootty’s career is happening
Malayalam cinema is in a period of transition. Generally Malayalam movies are known for their novel themes and rooted to realistic portrayal of events made with minimum production values.
But of late, there is a conspicuous change in the mindset of filmmakers in Mollywood. They are willing to try out new genres and plots at a bigger scale.
The massive success of Pulimurugan is one of the major reason for this change. Pulimurugan made in a budget has already collected over 60 crores within a month of its release. This is a remarkable achievement and is inspiring for many new projects.
Mammootty’s Karnan, which has long been in the news for its uncertainty is finally getting some good now. Actor/writer P Sreekumar who is the scriptwriter of this movie has said that the movie is certainly happening and pre-production works have already started.
Karnan will be made on a budget of 70 crores. The plot of the movie will be focusing on the life, relationships of the historical character Karnan from Mahabaratha.
P Sreekumar also said that Kurukshetra war will be one of the most important part in the movie. These portions will be the major highlight of this epic drama.
Mammootty’s Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja released back in 2010 is still the most expensive movie made in Mollywood. It was am epic action drama about the pre independence struggle by a ruler.
Interestingly, RS Vimal who debuted with Ennu Ninte Moideen is also doing a movie based on the life of Karnan. Prithviraj is playing the main lead. The movie is a bilingual that will also have many other popular stars from other industries.
This movie is produced on a whopping budget of 300 crores. Preproduction works have already started in Ramoji Rao Film city in Hyderabad.
It will be very interesting to see two of the finest actors portraying the life of a same character. Mollywood will be witnessing something very unique.