Check out Siddique’s look in Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham
‘Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham’ shoot is currently progressing at a brisk pace. The period flick helmed by Priyadarshan went on floors earlier this month in Ramoji Rao Film City, Hyderabad. Major portions of the movie will be shot in the film city. The makers have erected huge sets there, which includes two massive ships. It is an epic movie is based on the life of Kunjali Marakkar IV.
Kunjali Marakkar was the title given to the naval chief of Zamorin of Calicut in the 16th century, whose duty was to protect the coast against the invading Portuguese army. Mohanlal plays the lead character of the fourth Marakkar and his son Pranav is essaying the younger part of his character. Veteran actor Siddique plays a critical role as one of the warriors. His look from the movie has been revealed and he looks very convincing in his long hair and beard.
Though the makers are yet to make an official announcement, reports suggest that the cast comprises of Arjun Sarja, Suniel Shetty, Mukesh, Madhu, Keerthy Suresh, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Manju Warrier and Pooja Kumar. Few foreign actors will also be seen in the movie.
Production designer Sabu Cyril, cinematographer Tirru and editor MS Ayyappan Nair are part of the technical crew. Said to be the biggest Malayalam film in terms of production values, Marakkar.. has been planned to be made on a budget of around Rs 100 crores. Mohanlal’s Aashirvad Cinemas, Confident Group and Moonshot Entertainment are coming together for its production.
If things go as per plans, entire shoot will be completed by next March.