Director Priyadarshan's Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham is going to be one big film to say. From casts across the South India, it will also see a few names from B-town as well. And one among them is Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty.
Suniel Shetty have been shooting for the movie and recently he shared his excitement on working with Padma Bhushan Mohanlal. He too to his Instagram page and shared a few snaps from the sets of his movie.
"On the sets of 'MARKAAR' celebrating PadmaBhushan Mohanlal sir, the genius sabucyril and my favourite hera pheri man Priyadarshan sir... An opportunity to work with the best in the business of entertainment... Blessed!!!" wrote Suniel.
Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham is set in 16th century India and is based on the life of Kunjali Marakkar IV. Mohanlal will be seen portraying this role. The film is said to be one of the most expensive one in Malayalam cinema with a good number of artistes.
The film's crew has confirmed that Mohanlal's son Pranav, who has endeared himself to Malayali fans after 'Aadhi', will be appearing in the first half of the movie. This is not the rst time that Pranav is essaying Mohanlal's younger avatar. He had earlier represented the childhood of the actor in the 2001 lm 'Onnaman'. Besides, he had made a guest appearance in the Mohanlal film 'Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded' released in 2009. The lm will also see Manju Warrier, Keerthy Suresh and Kalyani Priyadarshan in lead roles. Going by reports, veteran film 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 film 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.