Keralites in UK set up Mohanlal Fans Club on the eve of premiering of Marakkar: Lion of Arabian Sea
Tuesday 30 November 2021 9:08 AM UTC
By A Staff Reporter
LONDON Nov 30: Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea, Indian period war film directed by Priyadarshan, starring superstar Mohanlal, is all set to premiere in UK from tomorrow (1st Dec, 2021).
On the eve of the premiere show, Keralites in UK have begun a Mohanlal Fans Club Whatsapp Group. The purpose of the group is to celebrate he release of Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea and also other films where superstar Mohanlal is a hero.
Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea is set in the 16th century Kozhikode, the film is based on Kunjali Marakkar IV, the admiral of the fleet of the Samoothiri.
The screenplay was written by Priyadarshan with Ani Sasi. The film was produced by Antony Perumbavoor through Aashirvad Cinemas, with Roy C. J. and Santosh T. Kuruvilla as co-producers.
The film stars Mohanlal in the title role, and also features Suniel Shetty, Arjun Sarja, Prabhu, Ashok Selvan, Manju Warrier, Keerthy Suresh, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique, Mukesh, Pranav Mohanlal, Jay J. Jakkrit, Max Cavenham, and Toby Sauerback in supporting roles.
Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham is the most expensive Malayalam film ever made.
The film was originally scheduled for release on 22 August 2020. The release was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The film was then scheduled for theatrical release on 12 August 2021, but was postponed again.
At the 67th National Film Awards, the film won three awards — Best Feature Film, Best Special Effects, and Best Costume. The film is scheduled to hit screens on 2 December 2021.