Mohanlal and Mammootty to play Kunjali Marakkar
To act in the movie of Kunjali Marakkar recently two actors were named in Malayalam industry such as Mammotty and Mohanlal both created rippled in media according to the upcoming movie based on historical character of Kunjali Marakkar. As per information both actors are said to be preparing to enact the legendary Zamorin naval Chief Kunjali Marakka.
On November film director Priyadarshan informed that he is making a big budget project with Mohanlal based on story of Kunjali Marakkar and soon movie to be started in June. Simultaneously producer Shaji Nadesh also revealed that Mammootty and director Santosh Sivan is said to be collaborating on a movie on Kunjali Marakkar and stated that they will start project in July 2018.
Priyadarshan remarked he would cease his movie if Sivan’s Marakkar movie begins within eight months. If they postpone the project then he will go ahead with his kunjali project. Social media post of singer MG Sreekumar triggers that Priyadarshan will soon start the movie shooting. He posted,” Our new movie Kunjali Marakkar to start shortly. Please bless us. Love you all.”
In 1966 director SS Rajan is said to have made the movie on same storyline which was said to be produced but TK Pareekutty and Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair’s brilliant acting as Kunjali Markkar which had won the National Film Awards for Best Feature film in Malayalam.