Suriya in Talks to Play Lead in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Epic Saga ‘Karna’

Exciting news awaits all movie enthusiasts as acclaimed filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra sets his sights on retelling the legendary tale of Karna from the Mahabharata. If reports are to be believed, the multi-talented actor Suriya is in advanced discussions with Mehra to essay the complex role of Karna in this pan-Indian epic saga.

According to insider sources, Mehra was keen on casting an experienced actor who could embody the intricacies of Karna’s character. One source revealed, “Karna is Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s dream project, and he has meticulously worked on it for a considerable time. The filmmaker, along with his production partners, believes that this film has the potential to be a game-changer in India, as no one has dared to explore such a complex protagonist before. The character demands an exceptional actor who can seamlessly transition between different emotional realms, and Suriya fits the bill perfectly.”

It is worth noting that the film is set to be a grand Pan India venture, with plans for a two-part series that will captivate audiences in multiple languages. The source further disclosed, “Suriya and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra have been in talks regarding ‘Karna’ for quite some time, and everything seems to be moving in the right direction. Suriya is immensely excited to be a part of this two-part epic helmed by Mehra. Set in the backdrop of the Mahabharata era, the film will showcase Suriya portraying one of the most complex characters of his career—Karna.”

If all goes according to plan, this collaboration between Suriya and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra will mark a milestone in their respective careers. Currently, Suriya is busy with the filming of the highly ambitious project ‘Kanguva,’ which also stars the talented Disha Patani.

Stay tuned for further updates on this exciting project as the visionaries behind it delve into the realm of one of the Mahabharata’s most enigmatic characters. The amalgamation of Suriya’s acting prowess and Mehra’s directorial brilliance is sure to create a cinematic masterpiece for audiences to savor.


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