Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has been in the news for a long time for his mythological film ‘Mahabharata’.Although Shahid Kapoor’s name was being associated with this film, now it is heard that actor Vicky Kaushal has been entered in it. Vicky was also seen with Mehra sometime back. Now the news is that his name has been finalized for the film.
According to Pinkvilla‘s report, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has cast her in his film ‘Mahabharat’. He is going to play the character of Karna in this film. It will be woven from Karna’s point of view only. Ritesh Sidhwani will produce this film. All three are very excited about this project. Vicky had met Mehra and Ritesh shortly before in this regard.
The report states that the shooting of the film will be completed by the end of this year and Vicky will start its preparations as well. The special thing is that apart from this, Vicky will also play the role of Ashwatthama, the great warrior of ‘Mahabharata’ in his upcoming film ‘The Immortal Ashwatthama’.Ashwatthama was the son of Guru Dronacharya, who was blessed with immortality. It is a big-budget film. In this, Sara Ali Khan will be seen with Vicky.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has presented great films like ‘Rang De Basanti’ and ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ among the audience. Now he is coming with ‘Mahabharata’. It is very close to his heart. Mehra had been thinking of making this film for many years.
Before Vicky, the name of Shahid Kapoor was revealed for the lead role in this film. Through this, he was going to work with Mehra for the first time. Shahid had given his nod to the film and started preparing for his character. However, why this film came out of his hands, this information is not available at the moment. Well, now Vicky will be seen playing the lead role in the film in his place.
Vicky will also be seen in these films
Vicky will be seen in the biopic of Indian revolutionary Sardar Udham Singh. He will play the lead role in the movie ‘Mr. Lele’. Vicky is also a part of the film ‘Sam Bahadur’ and the film ‘The Great Indian Family’ on the life of Sam Manekshaw, one of India’s great war heroes. He will be seen in the film ‘Govinda Naam Mera’ along with Bhumi Pednekar and Kiara Advani. Vicky is also in the news for a romantic comedy with Sara Ali Khan.