Mohanlal starrer movie Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham by Priyadarshan will go on floors on December 1. In a recent interview, Director Priyadarshan told that, they are planning for theater release on 2020, since movie demands much post – production works.
Movie shooting will be planning to finish by March 2019. Also the high demanding post -production works will be done abroad. A joint venture of Aashirvad Cinemas, Confident Group and Moonshot Entertainment together bank rolls for the historic movie.
Marakkar movie will then becomes the highest expensive Malayalam movie. It is estimated that movie budget will be Rs.100 crores. In Ramoji Rao Film city, major portions will be shot and set works for the movie are progressing there.
Manju Warrier will appear in lead female role. Mohanlal – Manju pair is again shares screen after the two upcoming movies such as Odiyan and Lucifer. Aram Thampuran, Kanmadam, Villain etc were few hits from Mohanlal – Manju Warrier pair and they were box office hits.
According to history, there are a total of four Kunjali Maarakkars. In this movie, Mohanlal will be playing the fourth Marakkar and Madhu appears as the first Marakkar. An interesting fact is that, Pranav Mohanlal will be playing as young Marakkar fourth. Harish Pisharady also will be a part of movie.
Kalyani also plays an important role in this movie. It is confirmed by director himself that, Pranav and Kalyani will be doing some special appearance and also he added that the role of Kalyani is now under wraps.