Here’s Mohanlal with the new Odiyan look!
Mohanlal’s fit new avatar that he achieved for his upcoming movie Odiyan is the latest talk of M Town. The 57-year-superstar’s trim and young new look was unveiled recently with a teaser which took the internet by storm. Mohanlal has been under a strict diet regime for over 50 days to reduce his weight and it is reported that he has shed around 18 kgs for the movie.
In an illustrious career spanning over four decades, this is the is the first time Mohanlal has taken so much efforts to play a character and that itself speaks volumes about his hopes on the movie. Some of his photos from his recent airport visit is trending virally in social medias.
Odiyan scripted by Harikrishnan and directed by Shirkumar Menon is primarily about Odividya, a black magic practice. People who used to practice are called odiyans and Mohanlal plays odiyan Manikyan in the movie. He is said to be the last living odiyan in the world. The movie follows his life from childhood to his 60s. Hence the actor will be seen in multiple looks in the movie.
Apart from Mohanlal, Odiyan has some other leading actors like Prakash Raj and Manju Warrier. Narain, Kailash, Sana Alathaf, Innocent and Siddique are also part of the supporting cast. The movie also boats of a supporting cast which includes stunt choreographer Peter Hein, cinematographer Shaji Kumar and editor Sreekar Prasad is handling the edits. M Jayachandran is composing the songs and Sam CS of Vikram Vedha fame is in charge of the background score.
Third schedule of Odiyan will kick-start in January and is expected to last for a month. This big budget movie is funded by Mohanlal’s own production house Aashirvad Cinemas.