Wow! Priyadarshan announces a big budget movie with Mohanlal
After much speculations and delay, ace director Priyadarshan finally announced that he will be directing a movie on Kunjali Marakkar IV, famous Muslim naval chief of the Zamorin. Malayalam superstar Mohanlal will be playing the titular role in the film, which is titled as Marakkar: Arabikkadalinte Simham. The magnum opus also features many Bollywood, Chinese and British actors in significant roles.
The movie, which is set in 16th century, will be made on a grand budget of about 100 Crore. It will be jointly produced by Antony Perumbavoor, Dr Roy C.J and Santhosh T. Kuruvilla under the banner of Aashirvad Cinema in association with Moonshot Entertainment and Confident Group. The movie will start rolling on November 1.