Priyadarshan’s Marakkar starts rolling
The film is a historical epic based on the life of Kunjali Marakkar
Filming of Priyadarshan’s next, Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, commenced on Friday. A historical epic based on the life of Kunjali Marakkar—the naval chieftain of the Zamorin rulers—the film stars Mohanlal in the titular role. The news was announced by Priyadarshan on social media.
A big star cast, including Bollywood actor Suneil Shetty and Tamil actor Arjun Sarja, has been assembled for what is Priyadarshan’s grandest film yet. Manju Warrier, Keerthy Suresh, Pranav Mohanlal, and veteran actor Madhu are also part of the project.
Recently, pictures of the massive sets went viral on social media. Sabu Cyril and Thiru have been roped in to handle the art direction and cinematography, respectively. Antony Perumbavoor, CJ Roy, and Santosh T Kuruvilla are producing this big-budget film.