Yet again, actor Darshan has signed on a film based on a historical event. The actor, who pulled off the role as of legendary warrior Sangolli Rayana, an army chief for the Kingdom of Kittur, is now set to enact Gandugalli Madakari Nayaka. The film, directed by Rajendra Singh Babu It will be produced by Rockline Venkatesh. This is will be his second mythological film after Sangolli Rayanna.

It got a little controversial when Darshan and Sudeep were both named. First, it was said that Sudeep was chosen to play the main lead in the film. Later, a few reports confirmed that Darshan has accepted the offer to star in this film. producer Rockline Venkatesh told in an interview, ‘Apart from Chitradurga, portions of the film will be shot in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Rajasthan. Currently, Darshan’s look test for the same is being conducted. He is also growing his hair, beard and tuning his body for the role.

The makers are planning to shoot the film Chitradurga. They are yet to lock in the female lead for the film. He also added that the shooting of the film will kick-start after they are done with the preparations.