For a long time now, there have been discussions regarding who would be cast in them mythological drama film Gandugali Madakari Nayaka. It got a little controversial when Darshan and Sudeep were both named. First it was said that Sudeep was chosen to play the main lead in the film. Later, a few reports confirmed that Darshan has accepted the offer to star in this film. Well, those reports were indeed true as Darshan has been secretly preparing for Gandugali Madakari Nayaka! Shooting plans have also begun. Read further for more inside details!
Darshan's Working On His Look
According to First News Kannada reports, Darshan has been working out to achieve the body his mythological character requires. He is also growing his hair and beard long to suit the role. Lately, the actor is being spotted carrying this look.
Location Is Finalised
Apparently, the makers of the film have even decided the location for the shoot. They are planning on constructing sets in a village in Chitradurga. Since the film is based on the novel of the same name by B.L. Venu, the team wants to achieve the most realistic version of the kingdom.
Darshan To Start Shooting Soon
Darshan is currently busy shooting for Robert. As per the latest reports, he will start shooting for Gandugali Madakari Nayaka once he wraps up Robert. This is will be his second mythological film after Sangolli Rayanna.
'It Should Create History'
Talking about the film, producer Rockline Venkatesh told in an interview, "Apart from Chitradurga, portions of the film will be shot in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Rajasthan. I feel lucky to have a project like Gandugali Madakari Nayaka coming into my lap, and I see it as a responsibility. A song about Chitradurga in the film Nagarahavu, directed by Putanna Kanagal and featuring Vishnuvardhan, has remained an evergreen track. I am starting off with a hope that Gandugali...too will create history."