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Vikram's historical film Mahavir Karna launched with a pooja

The mammoth success of Baahubali 1 and 2 has encouraged the filmmakers to make historical epic films on a grand production scale. One of those historical films is Mahavir Karna, which was announced last year, with Chiyaan Vikram in the lead role.

The film was officially launched yesterday (December 3) with a special pooja at the Sree Padmanabha temple in Trivandrum. Celebrities such as Suresh Gopi, B Unnikrishnan attended the ceremony. The makers received a holy temple bell, that will be a part of the 30 ft high chariot of Karna, which will be featured in the movie. This historical action film is directed by R.S.Vimal, who earlier made the critically acclaimed, Ennu Ninte Moideen (Malayalam) in 2015.

Mahavir Karna is in the final rounds of pre-production and is expected to go on floors very soon.  The film is touted be made on a massive budget of Rs 300 crores, which will be a multilingual, made in Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi languages.

It is also said that the makers will be hiring technicians from the International circuits for the VFX and special effects in the film.

For now, Vikram is busy shooting for Kadaram Kondaan, directed by Rajesh M Selva and produced by Kamal Haasan, while he is also awaiting the release of Dhruva Natchathiram.