Marakkar Lion of the Arabian Sea

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Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, also known as Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea, is an epic historical war film, written and directed by Priyadarshan. Set in the 16th century, the film tells the story of Kunjali Marakkar IV, the naval commander of the Zamorin of Calicut, known for defending the Malabar Coast against the Portuguese invasion.

It tells the story of Kunjali Marakkar, who is considered as India’s first Naval Commander and we are dedicating the film to the Indian Navy.  The screenplay was co-written by Ani Sasi. The film was produced by Aashirvad Cinemas with Moonshot Entertainments and Confident Group as co-producers. The film stars Mohanlal in the title role, alongside Arjun, Suniel Shetty, Prabhu, Manju Warrier, Keerthy Suresh, Mukesh, Siddique, Pranav Mohanlal, and Nedumudi Venu in supporting roles. The most awaited movie has already won at the 67th National Film Awards, the film won three awards — Best Feature Film, Best Special Effects, and Best Costume Design.

The movie is finally getting a release date in the UAE over Eid Al Fitr, May 13 along with Salman Khan’s ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’ . The16th century drama was originally scheduled for release on March 26, 2020 along with its dubbed versions in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu . However, the release was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The movie is something that all of us can be proud of, as it’s a level higher than usual Malayalam films .The film is mainly shot at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad with a budget of ₹100 crore. The trailer of the movie is quite impressive and depicted magically. Some of the scenes are picturized quite effectively. There is a great impact of Kunjali Marakkar in the history. Their role is viewed as pioneer freedom fighters who unleashed an epic struggle against colonialism in 16th century.

Marakkar Lion of the Arabian Sea Movie Cast

  • Mohanlal as Kunjali Marakkar IV
  • Arjun Sarja as Anandan
  • Suniel Shetty as Chandroth Panicker
  • Prabhu as Thangudu
  • Manju Warrier as Subaida
  • Keerthy Suresh as Aarcha
  • Mukesh as Dharmoth Panicker
  • Siddique as Pattu Marakkar
  • Nedumudi Venu as Samoothiri
  • Ashok Selvan as Achuthan
  • Fazil as Kutti Ali Marakkar
  • Suhasini Maniratnam as Khadeejumma
  • Innocent as Namath Kurup
  • K. B. Ganesh Kumar as Verkottu Panicker
  • Mamukkoya as Aboobakkar Haji
  • Nandhu as Kuthiravattath Nair
  • Hareesh Peradi as Mangattachan
  • Suresh Krishna as Moidu
  • Baburaj as Puthumana Panicker
  • Manikuttan as Mayinkutty
  • Santhosh Keezhattoor as Kokkattu Panicker
  • Pranav Mohanlal as Younger Kunjali Marakkar IV / Mammali (Cameo)
  • Kalyani Priyadarshan as Aisha (Cameo)
  • Renji Panicker as Kunjali Marakkar II (Cameo)
  • G. Suresh Kumar as Kochi Raja
  • Jay J. Jakkrit as Chiang Juvan / Chinali
  • Veena Nandakumar
  • Komal Sharma as Puthumana Thampuratti
  • Max Cavenham as André Furtado de Mendonça
  • Toby Sauerback as Viceroy Francisco de Gama
  • Arjun Nandhakumar
  • Krishna Prasad
  • Harish Siva
  • Shiyas Kareem
  • Sudeep
  • Antony Perumbavoor in guest appearance

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Marakkar Lion of the Arabian Sea Movie Credits

  • Directed by : Priyadarshan
  • Produced by : Antony Perumbavoor
  • Written by : Priyadarshan
  • Music by : Rahul Raj | Ankit Suri

Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea Movie Releasing Date

13 May 2021

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Marakkar Lion of the Arabian Sea Movie Short Description

Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, or Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea, is an Indian Malayalam ,epic historical war film, written and directed by Priyadarshan. 

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