Mammootty’s Karnan will have 50 crore budget !
The breaking news that yesterday rocked Mollywood was the revelation of actor/director P Sreekumar he script based on the character Karnan from Mahabharatha is going to made as a Mollywood film and megastar Mammootty is going to play that role. Madhupal is all set to direct the movie as per reports and they are trying to begin the shoot of the film within the coming few months. As per reports the film will have a budget around 50 crore rupees and the name of the one who is producing it is not yet revealed by the writer of the film.
P Sreekumar said that the film will have 100 days of Shoot and 50 crore budget as per early estimates. The Pre-production works is already started and director Madhupal had already visited the locations where they wish to shoot the film. They had kept all the details about the film secret till now and it was P Sreekumar who reveled it through a Television program recently. The film will have 4 schedules and the major locations of the film will be Rajastan, Hyderabad and Andhra Pradesh. P Sreekumar said that they will announce the title very soon and the Pooja of the film will also held at the earliest.
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P Sreekumar said that he had planned this film almost 18 years ago and his first choice for Karnan was Mohanlal. He loved the screenplay and agreed to do that as well. But when Mammootty showed his interest to do the film after reading the script, Mohanlal happily withdrawn from the project saying that it will be better if Mammootty does the character. But due to many problems regarding the production, specially due to the big budget canvas, the film got delayed all these years. Only now a producer came to invest on the movie.
Sreekumar said that at first when he completed the script, the film had almost a length around 5 hour. Later he trimmed it and now it has almost 2.45 hours of length. He also said that Mammootty’s performance will be the main highlight of this film.