The Mahabharata - Randaamoozham is an upcoming Indian movie based on the major Sanskrit epic of ancient India; "The Mahabharata" and a Malayalam novel "Randaamoozham (The Second Turn)" by Jnanpith and Padma Bhushan award winner MT Vasudevan Nair. Malayalam actor Padma Shri Mohanlal is expected to play the role of Bhima. Setting a rare record in the Indian film industry, Dr B.R. Shetty, UAE based billionaire businessman and philanthropist is investing Rs. 1000 crore (USD 150 million) to produce India’s biggest ever motion picture, ‘The Mahabharata’. This magnum opus is being directed by noted ad man and advertising film maker V.A Shrikumar Menon. 'The Mahabharata' will be produced in two parts and is scheduled to go on floor by September 2018 for a release in early 2020. The second part of the film will be released within 90 days of the first part. The film will be shot primarily in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu and will be dubbed into major Indian languages and leading foreign languages.