In an interview before the release of the film, Mohanlal and Priyadarshan talked about piracy.
They both said that the fake cassette and the CD had reached the piracy telegram. Mohanlal and Priyadarshan said that piracy has been around for a long time but it has not been tackled effectively yet. However, Priyadarshan had said that piracy was not a threat to the theater experience film Marakkar.
The audience confirmed their place in the theaters long before the show started with cheers and applause. Fans shows have been held in theaters within the allotted capacity. It has been reported that the film has already secured an investment of Rs 100 crore in the pre-booking category itself. The Mohanlal-Priyadarshan film was produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner of Ashirvad Cinemas.
The release, which was scheduled for release in March 2020, was postponed several times following the Kovid outbreak. After OTT. Following the news that the film would be released, Culture Minister Saji Cherian himself announced that the film would be released in theaters.
The film, which was announced to be released by OTD, was agreed to be released in theaters amid much controversy. Maraikkar is the 100th most expensive film ever made in Malayalam cinema. Priyadarshan starrer starring Mohanlal has already won national awards.
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.
Sabu Cyril is the production designer. Photography Priyadarshan and Ani IV Sasi have penned the script. Editing Ayyappan Nair MS. Conflict Thyagarajan, Kasu Neda. Makeup town Rashid.