Kurukshetra, the most expected movie of Sandalwood is in news for all good and bad reasons way before the date it was announced. All the speculations and gossips have taken a new form and shape in case of this movie. The lanes of Gandhinagar has literally become a hot stove cooking variety of stories around it. From gossips of Darshan dropping the project, production team failing to cast Shiv Raj Kumar and Sudeep for the movie to Rana Daggubati playing a character, here are few details about Kurukshetra movie, Darshan Toogudeep’s 50th and undoubtedly the most expensive project of South Indian Film Industry after Baahubali.
Cast and Crew of Kurukshetra Movie
We already know that a lot of big names have been proposed for this dream project of Dboss Darshan but as per the sources, the cast and crew of Kurukshetra movie look like this – Darshan, Ambareesh, Ravichandran, Arjun Sarja, Sai Kumar, Ravi Shankar, Nikhil Gowda, and Sneha Prasanna. This is the finalized list so far. Continue reading the article to know who and all are in the team of this historical movie.
This Kannada actress is now a part of the team of Kurukshetra movie
All we know is that the South-Indian actress Sneha will be playing the role of Draupadi in the movie but the names for other female roles are not yet revealed. As the story is about Mahabharatha, the team is looking for popular actresses to play the character of Rukmini, Satyabhama, Kunti, and others.
There were rumors that Anushka Shetty and Nayanthara and a few other big names will join the team but as of now, the Sandalwood sensation Hariprriya has been selected for an undisclosed role. Currently, the actress is busy shooting for Chiranjeevi Sarja’s Samhaara. However, she has completed the shooting of Dhruva Sarja’s movie and a song in Puneeth Rajkumar’s Anjaniputra.
There were stories of Darshan dropping the movie
Kurukshetra movie directed by Naganna was supposed to be dropped by Dboss for a reason of production team taking a tortoise in the matter of finalizing the cast of the movie. As this project is a costly affair, the actor was said to be upset with the speed in which the things were handled. However, the good news is that the movie has not been dropped and fans can expect the release at the earliest.
Rana Daggubati for the role of Bheema
If sources are to be believed, the team of Kurukshetra movie is trying to bring the actor of Bahubali fame, Rana Daggubati to play the role of Bheema. If this happens then Rana Daggubati fights opposite to Darshan as Darshan is playing the role of Duryodhana in the movie.
Arumugam of Sandalwood, Ravishankar to play the role of Shakuni
Shakuni is the reason and his grudge leads to the gigantic war called Kurukshetra. Who else could play this role better than Ravi Shankar? The actor has already proved his versatility and we are looking forward to seeing him as Shakuni playing the dice of tricks and slick.
Ravichandran has shed 8 kilos for his Krishna’s role in Kurukshetra
The real Krishna of Sandalwood, Ravichandran is all set to play the role of Lord Krishna in the movie. The actor appears in the movie without a moustache and this is his first appearance of this kind in his entire career. It is said that the actor has shed 8 kilos to play the role of Krishna and we all are excited to see him as Krishna on the silver screen.
Bommaali Fame Sonu Sood has joined the party
The versatile actor Sonu Sood has joined the team of Kurukshetra movie. It is confirmed that Sonu Sood will be playing the role of Arjuna and regarding this, all the preparations have said to be started already.
Miss India Adithi Aarya is in for the role of Utthare
The winner of 2015 Femina Miss India title, the gorgeous and sensuous beauty Adithi Aarya is playing a prominent role in Kurukshetra movie. It is confirmed that the lady will be seen as playing the character of Uttare in the movie.
H.D Kumaraswamy’s son has a role in the movie
The Jaguar fame Nikhil Kumar is all set to play a heroic role of Abhimanyu in the movie. We all have heard about the bravery of Abhimanyu and it is time to witness it on the silver screen.
Complete list of cast of Kurukshetra
Darshan – Duryodhana
Ambareesh – Bheeshma
Ravichandran – Krishna
Sonu Sood – Arjuna
Arjun Sarja – Karna
Sneha – Draupadi
Ravishankar – Shakuni
Srinath – Drutharshtra
Srinivas Murthy – Dronachaarya
Shashikumar – Dharmaraaya
Nikhil Kumar – Abhimanyu
Only Darshan can give justice to the role in Kurukshetra – Sudeep
It is officially confirmed that Kiccha Sudeepa is not playing any role in Kurukshetra movie but the actor has all his love for the team.
— Chitraloka.com (@chitraloka) August 7, 2017
Reason behind making a movie of this kind
Kurukshetra will be the most expensive movie ever made in the history of Sandalwood. Speaking about the reason behind making a movie of this kind, producer Munirathna said, “ We always wanted to make a big budget movie in Kannada and this subject was not tried in a full-fledged scale. This motivated us to start.”
With all these information about the movie, the excitement has reached its peak. So, what do you think about the cast of Kurukshetra? Share your opinion in the comments below.
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