After a lot of controversy, Mohanlal confirmed the news about the film ‘The Mahabharatha‘ through his Facebook page. The movie is based on the Njana peedam award winning epic novel Randamoozham written by MT Vasudevan Nair. The film happens by the modification of this novel. The Mahabharatha is directed by renowned Ad film maker V A Shrikumar Menon and also the movie is scripted by MT.
The story of the film is imaged from the side of Bheemasenan. Mohanlal handles the central character Bheemasenan in this movie. The Mahabharatha will be released in all major Indian languages like Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, English and some other leading languages. The first schedule of the movie is begins on September 2018. The movie is made in two parts. First part of the film is released in 2020. Also second part of the movie would be released within 90 days after first part.
The movie will be produced by U.A.E based business man Dr. BR Shetty, founder chairman of U.A.E Exchange and NMC Healthcare. As per the reports, Mahabharatha is the most expensive project that never happened in Indian film industry. Casting for the film is groomed by an international company. Many notable actors from Indian cinema and Hollywood are choosen to sharing screen space with Mohanlal.
Before releasing this project, Mohanlal-Shrikumar combination joins for another big budget film Odiyan.