Maraikkar is the 100th most expensive film ever made in Malayalam cinema. Priyadarshan starrer starring Mohanlal has already won national awards.
Producer Antony Perumbavoor had set some conditions for the theatrical release, but the owners were not ready and the film was eventually released digitally. But after discussions with Minister Saji Cherian, it was decided to release the film in theaters.
Minister Saji Cherian said the release was unconditional. The decision was taken after discussions between the government and film organizations. It is considered a good decision for the government and the film industry. The movie will be released in theaters on December 2.
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.
The background music of the film is composed by Rahul Raj. The songs are composed by Ronnie Raphael.
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.