Karnan, the highly anticipated epic drama will start
rolling in March 2017. The movie, which stars young actor
Prithviraj in the title role, is written and directed by
journalist-director RS Vimal.
If the reports are to be true, the team is planning to release
in about 5000 theatres worldwide. According to Vimal, the movie
will be released as a multi-lingual, in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu,
Hindi, and English.
The director also claims that Karnan will be the most
expensive film of the Indian film industry. Reportedly, the
much-awaited movie has been made with a whopping budget of 300
Earlier, it was rumoured that Prithviraj has backed out from the
film, doubting the feasibility of such a big project, in an
industry like Mollywood. But, director Vimal bitterly slammed the
Karnan will feature an ensemble star cast, including
the actors from Bollywood, Tamil and Telugu industries. Rumour
mills suggest that some prominent stars, including Prakashraj, are
already in talks for the project.
Baahubali cinematographer KK Senthil Kumar has been
roped in as the director of photography. Gopi Sundar composes the
songs and background score. The project is produced by Venu
Kunnapally for Kavya Films.