Darshan gears up to play Raja Veera Madakari Nayaka
Rajendra Singh Babu’s historical drama, made under the banner Rockline Entertainments, will go on floors on February 10
After having completed the shoot for Tharun Kishore Sudhir’s Roberrt, which is now in the post-production stage, Darshan is now gearing up to don the role of the last ruler of Chitradurga in Raja Veera Madakari Nayaka.
According to the latest report, the script and dialogues of this Rajendra Singh Babu-directorial, made under the banner Rockline Entertainments, are ready and the team is set to go on floors on February 10.
The period drama, made with a huge budget, is based on the novel written by BL Venu. A traditional launch ceremony was held in Chitradurga on December 2, followed by the film’s official launch on December 6, and an announcement was made of the script’s status on January 28.
The entire team is currently busy with last-minute pre-production work. The first schedule will begin in Kerala, where large sets are getting made.
Darshan will be joining the sets shortly after filming begins. The actor is said to be taking a three-day break in between the schedule to celebrate his birthday with his fans on February 16, and will get back to Kerala to resume shooting post that.
The production house has confirmed the names of the technical crew. Veteran music director, Hamsalekha has been signed to score the music, while Ashok Kashyap will handle the cinematography.
As for the cast, senior actor Sumalatha will play a pivotal role, while the makers are yet to confirm and reveal details of the other artistes.
Producer Rockline, who is going all out to make it a landmark film, is working towards making it a multilingual film. The team has also collated information from various historians and has consulted Professor Laxman Telagavi as well.
Apart from Kerala, the film will be shot in Bengaluru, Chitradurga, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and parts of Rajasthan.