Mohanlal said the controversy erupted at a time when Marakkar had not even decided where to release him. He clarified that the film was not given to the ODT platform and that the contract with ODT was signed after it was decided that it would be a theatrical release.
Meanwhile, with just two days to go before the release of Priyadarshan’s Marakkar starring Mohanlal in the lead role, the grand teaser of the film has been released.
Marakkar Arabian Sea Lion is set to become a hit with millions of viewers.
The trailer for the film was released in March last year, but due to uncertainty created by Kovid, the release date of the film has been extended.
The film, which was announced to be released by OTD, was agreed to be released in theaters amidst numerous controversies. Maraikkar is the 100th most expensive film ever made in Malayalam cinema. Priyadarshan starrer starring Mohanlal has already won national awards.
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The film took two and a half years to complete. Apart from Mohanlal, the film also stars Manju Warrier, Arjun Sarja, Prabhu, Keerthi Suresh, Pranav Mohanlal, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Suhasini, Sunil Shetty, Nedumudi Venu and Fazil.
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Antony Perumbavoor is producing the film under the banner of Ashirvad Cinemas. Sabu Cyril is the production designer. Photography Priyadarshan and Ani IV Sasi have penned the script. Editing by Ayyappan Nair MS. Conflict Thyagarajan, Kasu Neda. Makeup town Rashid.