The first look of Sunil Shetty from the upcoming Mohanlal-Priyadarshan movie 'Kunjali Marakkar' is out and is trending on social media.
The actor is seen wearing an armour, flaunting long tresses on the poster. Sunil Shetty had acted in Priyadarshan's 2000 flick 'Hera Pheri' which gave him a huge break. 'Hera Pheri' was the Hindi remake of 1989 film 'Ramji Rao Speaking'. Since then Sunil Shetty collaborated with Priyadarshan for a number of movies. Sunil Shetty also made a guest appearance in Priyadarshan's 2001 movie 'Kakkakuyil'. They had last worked together in 2009 flick 'De Dana Dan'.
The film's crew has also confirmed that Mohanlal's son Pranav, who has endeared himself to Malayali fans after 'Aadhi', will also be appearing in the first half of the movie. This is not the first time that Pranav is essaying Mohanlal's younger avatar. He had earlier represented the childhood of the actor in the 2001 in 'Onnaman'. Besides, he had made a guest appearance in the Mohanlal lm 'Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded' released in 2009.
Recently, a picture of Pranav Mohanalal and Kalyani Priyadarshan from the movie too had gone viral and it was a still from a song, reports suggested.
The film will also see Manju Warrier, Keerthy Suresh and Kalyani Priyadarshan in lead roles. Going by reports, veteran lm director Fazil is also expected to make an appearance in the movie.
Veteran actor Madhu will be donning the role of Kunjali I. The film has a line up of Bollywood, Telugu, Chinese and British stars. A Bollywood superstar and Tamil actor Prabhu are also part of it.
The movie is slated to be dubbed and released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Out of the four Marakkars that history has recorded, the lm titled 'Marakkar - Arabikkadalinte Simham' will be narrating the story of the fourth Marakkar.
The mega-budget film is produced jointly by Antony Perumbavoor, Condent Group and Moonshot Entertainment. The film went on the floors in November.
The shooting is progressing at Ramoji Rao Film City, Hyderabad. Other locations include Ooty and Rameshwaram.
The art department will be handled by 'Bahubali' fame Sabu Cyril. The huge ship structures he had created for the two 'Bahubali' lms had already become a hit on social media.
A major portion of the movie will be shot in the sea. 'Marakkar' will be Priyadarshan's 95th film and Aashirvad's 25th.