The makers of Mahavir Karna are planning a grand launch event for the film in Mumbai next month. The film, which is based on the Hindu epic Mahabharata, will be directed by RS Vimal of Malayalam romance drama Ennu Ninte Moideen fame and produced by New York-based United Film Kingdom.
While Vikram will essay the titular role of Karna, the team is in talks with a few Hollywood actors for the role of Bheema in the film. RS Vimal has said that he is expecting the film, which will be made at a budget of Rs. 300 crores, to do a business of Rs. 2000 crores worldwide.
Mahavir Karna will be made in Hindi and Tamil and will be dubbed in other languages.