The super hit film duo Priyadarshan-Mohanlal’s new project”Marakkar; Arabikkadalinte Simhasanam” first looks of actor Mohanlal comes public, giving a startling feel to viewers, as Mohanlal is playing the lead role of Warrior Marakkar.
In his new film, he is having a long beard and long black hair ensuring the ultimate look of a warrior to the actor.After the notable role of Ithikkara Pakki in Kayamkulam Kochunni, Mohanlal is coming with another warrior role through his new work.
Award winning director Priyadarshan is directing the big project for this magnum opus with Aashirvad Cinemas, Confident Group and Moonshot Entertainment bankrolling it jointly. Actors like Siddique,Prabhu, Suneil Shetty, Manju Warrier, Arjun Sarja, Mukesh and Keerthy Suresh are also acting in the big shot.
It is expected that Pranav would make a guest appearance in the film,playing the role of young Marakkar.
There are also speculations regarding Priyadarshan’s daughter kalyani to make her Malayalam debut through this movie.
The film is based on the true story of Kunjali Marakkar IV. ‘ Marakkar’ title was given to the naval chiefs during the 16th century by the ruler Samoorthiri and these naval chiefs fought valiantly against the Portuguese army. There were four Kunjali Marakkars during that era, of which the fourth is the most valiant and popular one among all.
The art director of Bahubali 2 Sabu Cyril has signed associate with this movie,having massive warfare scenes in sea,will be shoot at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad.