Some pics from the sets of Odiyan made it to the social media recently creating a flutter among the film buffs. Seen sporting long locks of unkempt brown hair, Mohanlal adorns saffron clothes indicating that one of his get-ups may be that of an ascetic.
According to reports doing the rounds in tinsel town, Mohanlal will be appearing in different get-ups in this film and this is just one of it. For the younger version of Odiyan Manickan that he will be playing, the star will be seen in a clean-shaven look, add sources. Mohanlal has reportedly done a lot of workout to lose about 15 kilos of weight to get into the skin of the character he is playing.
Directed by popular ad filmmaker VA Shrikumar Menon, the film has Manju Warrier playing the female lead. Veteran actor Prakash Raj will be seen as the main antagonist and Sarath Kumar in a pivotal role. Hollywood stunt director Peter Hein, who is choreographing the stunts has said that it is the most challenging film in his career as it involves some daredevil fight sequences. M Jayachandran is scoring music for Odiyan with Shaji Kumar cranking the camera. The film is bankrolled by Antony Perumbavoor under his banner Aashirvad Cinemas.
The shooting of this film commenced in Benares recently and Mohanlal had joined the sets. After completing this schedule, the team will move to Kerala where the rest of the shooting will happen. Art director Prashanth Madhav will be recreating the Thenkurissi village in Palakkad where a major portion of the film will be set, we hear.
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