Mohanlal starrer Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham is the story of the legendary Kunjali Marakkar IV and his epic warfare against the Portuguese. Mohanlal and Priyadarshan, one of the most-celebrated actor-director duos of the Malayalam film industry are joining hands with once again for the historical drama Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham. The highly anticipated project was originally expected to hit the theaters on March 26, 2020. But the latest reports suggest that the Mohanlal starrer is now postponed to next year.
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While considering the current situation, it will take at least 3-4 months more for the film industry to come back to its normal state. In that case, it is impossible for the Mohanlal starrer to have a grand release.
Thus, the makers of Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham are planning to postpone the release to the end of 2020 or the beginning of 2021. The sources close to the Mohanlal starrer suggest that chances are high for the project to be released by the beginning of 2021, mostly in January. Recently, director Priyadarshan had also hinted that the movie will hit the theaters only after the world completely recovers from coronavirus pandemic.
Mohanlal is essaying the titular character Kunjali Marakkar IV aka Mohammed Ali in Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham, while his son Pranav Mohanlal appears as the young Kunjali. The historical drama, which is jointly scripted by Priyadarshan and Ani Sasi revolve around the life of Kunjali Markkar IV, who served the Samoothiri Kingdom of Calicut as the naval chieftain, in the 16th century.
The project features an extensive star cast including Manju Warrier, Keerthy Suresh, Suniel Shetty, Arjun Sarja, Prabhu Ganesan, Mukesh, Siddique, Nedumudi Venu, Innocent, Mamukoya, Kalyani Priyadarshan, and so on in the other pivotal roles. Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham is jointly produced by Aashirvad Cinemas, Confident Group, and Moonshot entertainments.