Actor Sathish Ninasam will sport four different looks in Ashoka Blade, the muhurtha of which will be held today.
The film, which marks the directorial debut of Vinod V Dondalay in Sandalwood, spans nearly 50 years, starting from the 70s, and is set in Chamarajanagar and Nanjangud .
Sathish says, “The story is penned by T K Dayanand who has used true incidents as the core. Historical war sequences, a first for me, will be a visual treat. The team is doing a recce to zero in on properties to give it a realistic touch.”
As for his role, Sathish says: “I play a person who fights for the rights of a particular community and creates a revolution, similar to the Tamil movie, Asuran. I will portray four versatile looks, including that of a 70-year-old. “
The film, which also has a love story, is to be made on a grand scale and the team is already erecting humungous sets for shooting which will begin next month.
Kavya Shetty will be seen in a special role in the film. Lavith is the cinematographer and Poornachandra Tejaswi is composing the music.
(Inputs by Harish Basavaraj )