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KRK Calls Mohanlal ‘Chota Bheem’; Faces Fans’ Ire On Twitter

Actor Kamaal Rashid Khan (KRK) took to Twitter soon after it was announced that Malayalam actor Mohanlal would play Bhim in Shrikumar Menon’s Mahabharata, the film adaptation of MT Vasudevan Nair’s Randamoozham. KRK likened the veteran actor to the cartoon character Chota Bheem.

He then went on to defend his comment with comparisons:

And pictures:

KRK also felt the need to post about who he thinks would make the perfect Bhim, as well as everybody else:  

Mohanlal’s fans, meanwhile, responded to KRK’s comments with scathing sarcasm:

Ad filmmaker Shrikumar Menon is behind the project, which will be made on a budget of Rs 1000 crores. Reports indicate that this would be the most expensive Indian film till date. 

Read: Shrikumar Menon’s ‘Mahabharata’ To Be Made On A Budget Of Rs 1000 Cr

Titled Mahabharata, the film has Mohanlal in the lead role as Bheema. The film is being produced by BR Shetty, a UAE-based businessman.