The much-awaited mythological drama, Muniratna Kurukshetra, might hit theatres a week earlier than expected. The film, which was initially scheduled for release on August 9 to mark the occasion of Varamahalakshmi, may now be released on August 2, a source in the know tells us.
“Going by the developments in the production house, there are 50:50 chances of the film's release getting advanced by a week. A final decision will be taken soon, and an official announcement will be made by the production house in a day or two,” the source adds.
The epic drama will be the second Kannada film after KGF to get a release in five languages.
Meanwhile, a mega audio launch is planned on July 7. The audio rights of Muniratna Kurukshetra, which has music V Harikrishna and lyrics by Nagendra Prasad, have been bagged by Lahari.
Rockline Venkatesh to distribute Muniratna Kurukshetra worldwide in five languages.
Produced by Muniratna, Darshan’s 50th film will be distributed by Rockline Venkatesh, who is planning a worldwide release. The film, which has been made in Kannada, will simultaneously be dubbed and released in four other languages — Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi. The makers are planning to list the number of theatres closer to the release date.
Muniratna Kurukshetra is an epic war film written by JK Bharavi and directed by Naganna. The mythological drama is based on the poem Gadhayuddha by Ranna, which is the representation of Mahabharata from the view of Duryodhana, the character played by Darshan in the film.
Apart from the Challenging Star, the film features a host of stars, including Ambareesh, V Ravichandran, Arjun Sarja, Srinath, Srinivasa Murthy, Shashikumar, Nikhil Kumar Danish Akthar Saifi, Sonu Sood, Yashas, P Ravishankar, Sneha, Megha Raj, and Hariprriya, among others.