Keerthichakra is based on the real-life experiences of Major Mahadevan, a former Indian Army Major assigned on counter-terrorism activities in Punjab and Kashmir. Major portions of the film were shot in C.R.P.F. camp in Srinagar, Pichilora and parts of Kargil. Mohanlal and Tamil actor Jeeva played the key roles in the original which was dubbed in Tamil as Aran.
Story first published: Tuesday, December 30, 2008, 11:16 [IST]