Mohanlal’s next titled as Odiyan will be Mollywood’s most expensive movie
A huge announcement is coming your way. Mohanlal’s next has been announced. Titled as Odiyan, the movie will be directed by popular ad filmmaker Shrikumar Menon, who will also be directing the epic historic drama Randamoozham.
Odiyan is being made as the most expensive movie ever in Malayalam cinema and Mohanlal’s home production house Aashirvad Cinemas will be funding this movie.
Myth has it that Odiyan is named after a man who is mastered in odividya, a black magic trick to tackle the enemies. The film is written by national award winner Harikrishnan. Odiyan will be a story of love, revenge and myth.
Another exciting information about this movie is that, apart from Mohanlal, another Indian superstar will also be part of the cast. There are specualtions about Amitabh Bachchan sharing screen space with Mohanlal in this movie, but it has not yet been confirmed.
Manju Warrier has been roped in to play the female lead in this movie. Prakash Raj will be playing a powerful antagonist role in Odiyan. The movie will be made with international standards with a foreign technicians working on the VFX department. According to reports, the makers are planning to make Odiyan as one of the finest fantasy dramas ever in Indian cinema.
National award winner Sreekar Prasad is in charge of the edits while Pulimurugan cinematographer Shaji Kumar will be cranking the camera for Odiyan. M Jayachandran will handle the music department. Another interesting addition in the technical team is the inclusion of Peter Hein to choreograph the stunts.
Odiyan will start rolling on May 25. Palakkad, Pollachi, Hyderabad and Banaras are the major locations.