The powerful combo Mohanlal and Prakash Raj is going to team up again after 20 years for the upcoming Malayalam venture titled Odiyan. They have already shared screen space in the movie called Iruvar, the Mani Ratnam’s blockbuster Tamil political film during the year 1997.
The Malayalam movie Odiyan is directed by ad film maker VA Sreekumar Menon and rumours also say that this is one of the most expensive Malayalam film in the Tollywood industry. VA Sreekumar Menon is also directing the most anticipated epic titled Randamoozham.
Further from Mohanlal and Prakash Raj, Odiyan will also feature Manju Warrier in female lead role, she is quite a strong woman in the story says the team. A source says that one more leading Bollywood actor would be soon joining this team.
Peter Hein has been tied to choreograph the action sequences for this movie and the movie is expected to have a high voltage action sequences that will be one among the major highlight of this saga.
The director says that Prakash Raj would be playing the baddie role in this film. He also added that this role would be a powerful villain character that he so far acted in film industry.
Prakash Raj is coming back after a gap of seven years through Jayaram’s Achayans directed by Kannan Thamarakkulam. He was lastly appeared in the Malayalam screen during the year 2010 in Prithviraj’s Anwar.
Odiyan is the movie written by Harikrishnan who is the national award winning scenarist. The title Odiyan is based after a man who is well mastered at odividya, which is said to be a black magic trick to tackle the enemies.
The story is a blend of all style such as love, revenge and myth. The film will produced under Mohanlal’s home production house Aashirvad Cinemas banners and the Odiyan movie is set to start rolling on May 25. The chief part of the film will probably to shot at various scenic locations of Palakkad, Coimbatore, Pollachi, Varanasi and Hyderabad.