Aamir Khan’s ambitious project, a series of films on the Indian epic ‘Mahabharat’, perhaps titled ‘Mahabharat’ as well, will be backed by one of India’s biggest businessmen, Mukesh Ambani. The head honcho of Reliance is planning to invest in the Hindu mythology films, which will be made in three to five-part series at a massive cost of Rs 1,000 crore! Trade buzz suggests that Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Mahabharat’, also known as ‘Mahabharata’, will be made on a massive budget of Rs 1,000 crore by Mukesh Ambani, with great attention to special effects. International writers are being roped in to work on the storyline of ‘Mahabharat’, which will appeal to global audiences as well. The film is already in its pre-production stage and one can expect the Aamir Khan-Mukesh Ambani magnum opus to be at par with international projects like ‘Lord of The Rings’ and ‘Game of Thrones’.
Mukesh Ambani had recently invested in entertainment companies Eros and Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Motion Pictures, while he already owns controlling stake in Viacom 18. However it remains to be seen if the businessman will go as a solo producer with ‘Mahabharat’ or he will invest through his existing production entities for this Aamir Khan’s ambitious project.