It's known fact that the makers of Sandalwood's forthcoming movie Gajakesari, has roped in an elephant to play the important role in the movie. The elephant named Arjuna, which was found in Vayanad forest, Kerala, will be playing an important role in the movie.
Arjuna is one of the biggest domesticated elephant in the
country, and is said to be very mischievous by nature. Sensational
Star Yash, who plays the
lead role in Gajakesari, found very hard to tackle the
elephant. But the script demands Yash and elephant Arjuna to be
seen together in most of the scenes, and this left Yash with no
Gajakesari director Krishna said that it was not easy
task for the team to get adjusted with the Jumbo. He also said that
when a stunt man tried to touch the thud of Arjuna, it threw him
eight feet away.
He added, "I thought Arjuna was playing stunt. But he had really
been thrown away by a simple touch. After this incident, many were
scared to go anywhere near Arjuna. But the lead actor Yash had no
option as he had most of the combination scenes. He learn't some
commands and tricks from the mahout and became very friendly with
Apart from Yash, Gajakesari also features Amoolya, Sadhu Kokila, Shabaz Khan, Hyderabad Prabhakar, Chennai Johnny Vijay and others in the important roles.