The much awaited big budget film Khandahar has started its shoot at the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun. The film is being directed by Major Ravi and stars such big names as Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan and Ganesh Venkitaraman. The stars would join the shoot of the film only much later. Currently military shots are being canned. Mohanlal is expected to join Khandahar by the 25th of this month after wrapping up Josheys Christian Brothers.