Odiyan is an interesting film and Lalettan will rock in it as usual: Prakash Raj
Veteran actor Prakash Raj was recently in Kerala for the opening ceremony of International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK). He is making his presence felt in Malayalam industry after a long gap. Earlier this year, he made his comeback by playing a prominent role in the multi-starrer Achayans. He is currently acting in Odiyan alongside superstar Mohanlal.
In a recent interview, Prakash Raj spoke high of the movie and Mohanlal. He said, “Odiyan is an interesting film with a lot of new elements in it. Almost 70% of the shoot is over and I’m now waiting for Mohanlal to join the team. He is very passionate about the film and is presently on a break to reduce his weight. The team is working hard and Lalettan will rock in it as usual.”
As per reports, Prakash Raj is playing a grey shaded character in the movie. The makers have kept utmost secrecy about the movie and its characters. Written by National award winner Harikrishnan, the movie marks the directorial debut of Shrikumar Menon.
Odiyan is a fantasy film that will have a mix of action, romance and magical realism. It is primarily about Odividya, a black magic practice and people who practice it are called odiyans. There are a lot of stories and myths about odiyans and their life in Kerala’s folklore. Mohanlal is playing the role of odiyan Manikyan, the last living odiyan in the world.
Odiyan also stars Manju Warrier, Kailas, Narain and Inncoent in significant roles. This big budget movie is funded by Mohanlal’s own production house Aashirvad Cinemas.