The movie got a huge response in Karnataka for both the 3D and 2D versions across all the theatres. Almost a week of its release, almost all theatres saw advance booking with long weekend and festive holidays. According to reports, the movie in Karnataka alone had a collection of Rs 30 crore in its first week However the telugu and tamil version did not reach the same as kannada audience encouraged.
Darshan cuts cake for reaching Rs 100 crore club
The movie team with Darshan Thoogudeepa fans celebrated the success of Rs 100 crore club of Kurukshetra movie. Darshan was happy to see this mythological movie reaching the club and giving producers their share.
Film shoot started on 6 August 2017 with the official launch being held on the same day. A major portion of the filming was done at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad.
Darshan plays Duryodhana in this historical based on the epic Mahabharata and the story is told from his perspective. One of the most expensive films to ever be made in the Kannada film industry, Kurukshetra is being bankrolled by Muniratna under his banner KCN Movies.
Made on a budget of Rs 150 crore, Kurukshetra is one of the most expensive films to ever be made in the Kannada film industry. V Harikrishna has composed music for this magnum opus.
The film has a list of stars in the cast including Ambareesh, Arjun Sarja, V Ravichandran, Nikhil Kumar, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Sneha, Hariprriya, Meghana Raj and P Ravi Shankar. Kurukshetra has an impressive line-up with Sneha playing Draupadi, Arjun Sarja playing Karna, Ravishankar as Shakuni, Shashikumar as Dharmaraya and Srinivasa Murthy as Dronacharya.
Made with ensemble starcast, Jayanan Vincent has cranked the camera for the film with Jo Ni Harsha doing the editing. Being a high budget film and a historical, the movie got released in four languages including Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu and tamil.