One of UAE – Based Indian businessman is now investing Rs 1,000 crore to produce India’s Biggest ever made motion picture named as ‘The Mahabharata’. The magnum opus is directed by noted Ad Man and very famous and renowned Filmmaker VA Shrikumar Menon.
This Film will be produced in two parts and is going to be scheduled in month of September 2018 and will release in early 2020. The Second part of the film will also be released just after 90 days of the first release.
“This film will very shortly be released in different languages – English, Hindi Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. This film will also be dubbed into major Indian Language,’ according to shetty who owns a company and is rich entrepreneur who backs the film.
The film will also be coming together of the crème de la crème of Indian and global cinema in terms of all the cast and crew. We would have little good man in the crew who has their own name in the film Industry. Few of them being Academy Award Winners. The cast will have the best of talents from Indian as well as some big names from Hollywood.
“The Film will also have an identity across continents, with their representatives who will be donning the myriad characters in the film’’. The movie is under the direction of casting director who has given his best shot for the film.
Director Shetty has great taste of Indian art and culture since ages. He has shown it in the making of the film. He says this movie has been adaptation of MT Vasudevan. Nairs Jnan path Award Winning novel Randamoozham has narrated the epic through the eyes of Bhima, who is the second of the Pandavas.
In the film the screenplay is written by writer himself. He also holds record of winning national awards for his screen writing.
The ancient Sanskrit epic has also been a topic of creative adaptation. The success has been limited to serialization for television audiences. Hence the project will be the first of its kind in order to take the epic which has kept engaged the audience since long now at silver screens that to at grand level.
Founder and Chairman of UAE Exchange and NMC Health care Mr. Shetty also said that the movie will be one of its kinds in the History of Indian Cinema. It will not only set global bench mark but also reposition India and also change the mythological story telling in its own way.
“I am also confident that this film will be adapted in more than 100 languages and will reach over three billion people with time across the world,’’as said in the release.
M T Vasudevan Nair who is Padma Bhushan awardee and writer has won so many awards in India and abroad -.Jnanpith Award says he is so very happy with shetty belief in story and his dedication and passion.
Director Shrikumar Menon who has been living in the script and have been doing lot of research work in past few years said “We are completely ready and all geared up in order to attain the next level of Production quality and visual magic.