Kurukshetra Movie Poster


August 9, 2019
3hr 5min
Status: released

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  • Kurukshetra is based on the epic poem Gadhayuddha by Ranna, which itself is based on the Indian epic Mahabharata. The story is centered on Duryodhana, the Kaurava king.
  • The film was released on 9 August 2019 across more than 1000 screens, making it the widest release for any Kannada film alongside the dubbed Telugu version. On 15 August, the Tamil version was released.
  • The Malayalam-language version was released on 18 October in Kerala.
  • It was the highest-grossing Kannada film of 2019 and one of the highest-grossing Kannada films.
  • The official launch of the film was held on 6 August 2017 with filming beginning on the same day.
  • A major portion of the film was shot at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad. The film was shot twice, first in 2D format and then in 3D, with shooting completed after more than 230 days.
  • A few scenes and dialogues were reported to have been inspired by the 1977 Telugu movie Daana Veera Soora Karna.
  • The satellite rights for the Kannada and Hindi versions of the film were bought by two different companies for ₹9 crore and ₹9.5 crore, respectively.