SS Rajamouli ropes in superstars Aamir Khan, Rajinikanth and Mohanlal in Mahabharata trilogy

By: | Published: February 9, 2017 10:05 PM

Director SS Rajamouli, who mesmerised the Indian audience with his directorial genius through his historical thriller Baahubali, is planning another big surprise for movie buffs.

Director SS Rajamouli, who mesmerised the Indian audience with his directorial genius through his historical thriller Baahubali, is planning another big surprise for movie buffs. (IE)Director SS Rajamouli, who mesmerised the Indian audience with his directorial genius through his historical thriller Baahubali, is planning another big surprise for movie buffs. (IE)

Director SS Rajamouli, who mesmerised the Indian audience with his directorial genius through his historical thriller Baahubali, is planning another big surprise for movie buffs. Prabhash’s (Baahubali) fans have been made to wait for a bit longer for the second part of Baahubali series, Baahubali The Conclusion, which is slated to be released in April. After the release of the concluding part, Rajamouli will move on to his next project.

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According to koimoi.com, Rajamouli is planning to make a Mahabharata trilogy; and is planning to rope in three superstars in Aamir Khan, Rajinikanth and Mohanlal as lead roles. However, it hasn’t been sorted out as to who will fit into which role. Incidentally, Aamir Khan had recently said that he is a big fan of SS Rajamouli and his classic works. He went on to say that if ever the director plans to make Mahabharata trilogy, he would love to portray the role of Lord Krishna followed by Karna, if not Krishna.

It is believed that this mythological trilogy might hit the screens in 2018. If Rajamouli succeeds in bringing the three biggies under one roof, then it can be expected that the budget of the movie might touch 400 crores, similar to the Baahubali series. Ultimately, it can be conjectured that this venture will surely break many a records at the box-office. Just like Baahubali, this movie will also be shot in 3 languages – Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Reportedly, the film’s budget is around 400 crores.

SS Rajamouli a.k.a Srisaila Sri Rajamouli, the eminent Telugu film director shot to fame into the Hindi film industry through his movie Baahubali The Beginning in 2015, that released in three languages – Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Apart from Baahubali, he is known for directing blockbuster movies like Vikramakudu (2006), Magadheera (2009) and Eega(2012).

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