In a country where costs for its highest-budget movies barely surpasses $25 million, India is set to make the longest poem ever written into its most expensive film ever with a staggering budget of $155 million. The film “Randamoozham” will be financed by B.R. Shetty, an entrepreneur based in the United Arab Emirates.
Shetty in a statement says:
“I believe that this film will not only set global benchmarks, but also reposition India and its prowess in mythological storytelling. I am confident that this film will be adapted in over 100 languages and reach over 3 billion people across the world.”
Production is expected to begin in September 2018 and it’ll be shot in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu, the two-part film will be released in 2020.