The launch dates for Kurukshetra film is drawing closer and the pressure on the casting team of Kurukshetra has increased. Until last week, only four actors were finalized. In just last one week, two more characters have been said to be finalized.
As the pressure mounted, the finalization for the actors are picking up the pace. Until now, Duryodhana, Krishna, Dhritarashtra and Dronacharya have been confirmed by the film team.
Apart from that, the role of a dancer and Bhanumati have been apparently finalized as well, but have not been officially announced yet.
Now, it is the time for Kunti's role. There were a lot of speculations in Gandhinagar as to who would portray the role of Kunti, the mother of Pandavas.
Now, the answer to that has been found. Apparently, senior and veteran actress, Julie Lakshmi, will be essaying Kunti's role in Kurukshetra movie.
Senior actress Lakshmi has previously played the role of mother to many actors in various movies. Accordingly, the film team has taken this into consideration and has gone forward to finalize Lakshmi as Kunti. This is yet to be officially announced.
As of now, Darshan as Duryodhana, Ravichandran as Krishna, Srinivasa Murthy as Dronacharya and Srinath as Dhritarashtra has been announced. Apart from that, Hariprriya as Dancer, Regina Cassandra as Bhanumati have been unofficially finalized.
The entire cast and crew will only be revealed on July 23, the birthday of Muniratna, the producer of Kurukshetra.