Suryaputra Mahavir Karna: Vikram to play the titular role? Here’s what we know
Earlier today, Vashu Bhagnani’s Pooja Entertainment unveiled the title logo of their magnum opus Suryaputra Mahavir Karna. The epic drama is helmed by RS Vimal, and its dialogues, lyrics, and additional screenplay is written by Dr Kumar Vishwas. Now that the announcement has been made everyone was eager to know who will be playing the titular role.
As per the Indian Express report, south superstar Chiyaan Vikram aka Vikram will be playing the lead in this epic drama. Interestingly there are also reports doing the rounds that Vikram has walked out of this project. Amidst the contrary reports, sources close to the film have told Bollywood Bubble that the makers will be casting a Bollywood actor as Karna. Read on to know the details.
The RS Vimal directorial will chronicle Mahabharat from the point of view of its unsung hero, Karna. The makers have mounted the film on a massive scale and are aiming to treat the audience with a never-seen-before experience. Sharing details about the film, Vimal told Indian Express that the producers of the film have brought technicians of Game Of Thrones fame on board for their film.
Growing up, I have always been intrigued by an unsung warrior from the Mahabharata – #Karna. Extremely grateful, excited and proud to present to you, my dream project #SuryaputraMahavirKarna. Releasing in #Hindi #Tamil #Telugu #Kannada #Malayalam pic.twitter.com/U97zdSKnOi
— Jackky Bhagnani (@jackkybhagnani) February 23, 2021
The director also told the daily that the shooting of this Vikram starrer will begin from October this year.
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However, sources close to the project have informed us that the makers of the film will be casting a Bollywood A-lister star in the titular role. We hope they finalise their lead actor soon and end all these speculations surrounding their film’s cast. Until then, you guys stay tuned to this space.