South Industry’s Spectacular Surprise: ‘Kathanar – The Wild Sorcerer’
Mumbai: Do you recall that breathtaking waterfall climb in ‘Bahubali,’ where ‘Bahubali’ himself, Prabhas, took some tumbles? Or perhaps the awe-inspiring stunts in ‘Pushpa’ that transformed Allu Arjun into a superhero? And who could forget that unforgettable introduction to ‘KGF,’ where Yash showcased his ‘Rowdy’ style? Well, get ready to be captivated once again in a few days when you witness something equally remarkable from the South Indian film industry.
The first glimpse of a Malayalam film set to release in 2024 has left the audience captivated with its mystery and romance. When the teaser of the film surfaced on social media, it sparked a variety of reactions from viewers. Some are even suggesting that this film, similar to ‘Salaar’ and ‘Baahubali,’ has the potential to become a massive blockbuster.
Releasing in 14 Languages
We’re talking about ‘Kathanar – The Wild Sorcerer,’ with ‘sorcerer’ translating to ‘Magician’ in Hindi. The film’s initial look is casting a spell on the audience, and it’s originally being produced in Malayalam but will be released in 14 languages, including English, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Chinese, French, Korean, Russian, Italian, Japanese, and Indonesian. The film is being directed by renowned South Indian director Rozin Thomas, with the first part set to premiere in 2024.
Remember how ‘Baahubali’ impressed with its lifelike animation? ‘Kathanar – The Wild Sorcerer‘ is set to deliver similar stunts and scenes, but what’s astonishing is that the entire film was shot in a 45,000 square-foot studio specially designed for this purpose. Despite being filmed indoors, viewers are admiring the graphics showcased in the trailer.
A 90 Crore Production
‘South’s superstar Jayasurya and the outstanding Anushka Shetty from ‘Bahubali’ will be in the lead roles for ‘Kathanar.’ The budget for the first part of the film is rumored to be around Rs 90 crore. With the stunning graphics and visuals seen in the trailer, expectations are high that this film will make a significant impact on the big screen.