'Mahavir Karna' is already in the air. The makers are already preparing sets and they will commence the shooting from January next year. The movie is a high budget project. It will cost around 300 crore and United Film Kingdom is bankrolling the project. Chiyaan Vikram will play the lead role as Karna in the movie. 'Mahavir Karna' will be a multi-lingual movie. It will be released in three languages – Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. The big news is that the movie will be full of graphics and Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies VFX took the responsibility.

When Vikram was approached with the script, he was sceptical about the character. But he liked it after reading the whole story. The story of 'Mahavir Karna' is written by Jeyamohan. 'Vikram’s last release was Saamy Square and he is niw expecting the release of 'Dhruva Natchathiram', a film by Gautham Menon.