It is not everyday that the Chief Minister of the state comes down to sound the clapboard for a movie project but Kurukshetra deserved such an attention that Siddaramaiah accompanied by many other politicians was present at the grand event.

The movie title suggests it will be based on the Kurukshetra war that took place in Mahabharata and the mythological movie will be shot in both 2D, 3D on a mega budget. A host of popular stars like Saikumar, Sneha, Ambareesh and Ravichandran will be part of the crew.

Politicians including BK Hariprasad, V Ravichandran, DK Suresh MP and many others attended the event. MLA Munirathna Naidu is the producer of the movie. Karnataka Chief Minister inaugurated the movie and clapped the board before the film shoot began. It is expected to set a new benchmark in Kannada cinema starring Darshan in the lead.