BIG NEWS:- UAE Billionaire To Invest Rs 1000 Cr To Make ‘Mahabharata.
Mahabharata – The epic narrative of fate of Kauravas and Pandavas, which in past has been made into TV serial is now coming to the big screens and looks like it’s gonna be bigger than ever. B R Shetty – chairman of UAE exchange and NMC healthcare is investing about ₹1000 crore to produce this movie with V A Srikumar Menon as director of the movie.
As Mr. Shetty said, “This film will have an identity across continents, with their representatives donning the myriad characters in ‘The Mahabharata’! A global team led by an internationally renowned casting director will handpick the cast.” The movie will be primarily shot in Hindi, English, Kannada, malyalam and Tamil and will be dubbed into major Local and foreign languages.
“I am confident that this film will be adapted in over 100 languages and reach over three billion people across the world,” Mr. Shetty added. The famous Malyalam writer M T Vasudevan Nair, recipient of almost every literary award in India, including Padma Bhushan award and Jnanpith Award said he was extremely delighted with Shetty’s belief in the story and his passion and commitment to take it to global level.
Srikumar Menon, director of this movie who has been researching over the past few years on this project said, “We are fully geared to attain the next level of production quality and visual magic, as well as narrative wizardry with this initiative.”