The Mahabharata is an epic narrative story of the Kurukṣhetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Paṇḍava princes. It also contains philosophical and devotional material, such as a discussion of the four “goals of life”. In the Mahabharata are the Bhagavadgeeta, the story of Damayanti, and cut short version of the Ramayana, and the story of Ṛṣyasringa often considered as works in their own right.
Mollywood megastar Mohanlal is planning to join with ad filmmaker Shrikumar for making Randamoozham which is based on the epic of Mahabharata, at a rumored budget of Rs. 1,000 crore.
According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to producer BR Shetty, expressing his support for the gargantuan project.
In the letter, PM Modi has written he is awaiting the release of the film, which will be a matter of pride for the entire nation, according to a report in Mathrubhumi. The team of Randamoozham has asked permission to meet the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 7.
The Mahabharata is of great importance to the Hindus and is an integral part of Hindu mythology. PM Modi’s appreciation for the film is great news for the filmmakers and the fans.
Mohanlal will be playing the character of Bheema in Randamoozham, while actors like Nagarjuna have been approached for the role of Karna. Also, actor Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan are being approached for the film.