By Nikhil Viswanathan | Galatta | 11:39 AM
Malyalam superstar Mohanlal will be seen playing the role of Kunjali Marakkar in upcoming period flick, Marakkar- Arabikadalinte Simham to be directed by popular filmmaker Priyadarshan.
Based on the life of the legendary naval Commander of Zamorin who had waged a relentless fight to save the motherland, it's one of the most anticipated Malayalam films of 2019. Lal's son Pranav Mohanlal and the director's daughter Kalyani Priyadarshan also play major roles in Marakkar.
Fazil will be seen portraying Kutiyali Marakkar in the movie. The other cast include Manju Warrier, Madhu, Suhasini, etc. Currently its shooting is progressing at Hyderabad's Film City.