Wow!! Villain’s trailer storms past 5 million views
The official trailer of Mohanlal’s upcoming movie Villain was released on September 1 as an Onam gift for the Malayali audience. The trailer was received to overwhelming response from the viewers. Within no time, it started trending across social media platforms. Now, within a week of it’s release, the trailer has fetched a whopping 5 million views in Facebook.
This 1.35 minute trailer is centred around the protagonist Mathew Manjooran, played by Mohanlal. The movie looks like a crime thriller with Mohanlal playing the role of an investigating officer. Vishal, Hansika Motwani, Raashi Khanna and Srikanth, all of whom are making their debut appearance in Malayalam, feature in the trailer. Manju Warrier, Siddique, Chemban Vinod Jose, Aju Varghese and Renji Panicker are some of the other supporting actors in the movie.
Villain marks director B Unnikrishnan’s fourth movie with Mohanlal after Madampi, Grandmaster and Mr Fraud. The director has an brought together an excellent line up of technicians for the movie. Cinematography is handled by Manoj Paramahamsa and NK Ekambaram. Background score is handled by Ezra fame Sushin Shyam. Shameer Mohammed of Charlie and Angamaly Diaries fame is in charge of the editing department.
Villain is also the first production venture of the famous banner Rockline Films in Malayalam. The movie is expected to hit screens by the end of this month. An official word regarding the release date is still awaited.