Chiyaan Vikram took to his Instagram to announce that he will be joining hands with Malayalam filmmaker RS Vimal of Ennu Ninte Moideen fame for a magnum opus Hindi drama Mahavir Karna.
“A sun rises as the sun sets. Announcing 'Mahavir Karna’, a hindi magnum opus. Starring Chiyaan Vikram. Director RS Vimal. Producer United Film Kingdom,New York. #mahavirkarna", posted Chiyaan Vikram.
RS Vimal was supposed to do a Malayalam film based on the mythological character Karnan with Prithviraj but later shelved it considering the financial constraints.
In an official statement, the makers of Mahavir Karna confirmed that the film will be made at a humongous budget of 300 cr and the shoot will commence from October 2018. Vikram is expected to complete his ongoing two projects Saamy Square and Dhruva Natchathiram by the first half of 2018, he is also in talks with Thoongaa Vanam director Rajesh M Selva for a possible project which will be produced by Kamal Haasan’s Raaj Kamal Films International.
Mahavir Karna will hit the screens in December 2019.