recent controversy between producers and exhibitors in the
Malayalam film industry over releasing superstars' films in A and B
class theatres has been solved in a conciliation meeting between
Ministers Paloli Mohammed Kutty and M.A. Baby, and the members of
the film association.
According to new settlement, Mohanlal's much-anticipated
Kurukshetra, the third venture by army
officer-turned-filmmaker Major Ravi, will be released in both A and
B class theatres on Wednesday (October 8). On the other hand,
Mammootty's Maya Bazaar, that was released only in B and C
class theatres few days ago, will be released in A class theatres
from this week onwards.
a big-budget flick produced by Santhosh Damodaran under the Damor
Films banner, is based on the director's hazardous experiences of
the Kargil war between India and Pakistan that took place between
May and July 1999 in Kashmir.
Mohanlal will appear as Colonel Mahadevan, who is all determined
to reclaim the land grabbed by Pakistani soldiers in the Kargil
valley. Kannada star Tanya Singh and Nehak Bhatia will be the
Kurukshetra, a sequel to Keertichakra, will feature
three war sequences, constituting one-third of the movie. The movie
will also feature real war practice sessions of the Indian Army.
The story, dialogues and screenplay are by the director himself.
The film has four songs written by Girish Puthencherry and set
music by Siddarth. One song will be in Hindi. Along with Mohanlal,
Siddique, Biju Menon, Cochin Haneefa and Sooraj Venjaranmoodu are
also in the cast.