Mohanlal starrer Odiyan is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated films of the year. Set for release on December 14th worldwide, the film is getting a massive screening. Reports are that it will be released in about 3000 to 4000 screens across the globe making it the first ever Malayalam film to release in such a big scale.
With the release just one month away, advance ticket bookings have begun already and the tickets are being sold out like hot cakes. In Kerala, special fan shows are being planned in several centers and the sales are skyrocketing. According to reports, the tickets for the fan show at the Kavitha Theatre in Ernakulam were sold out within two days and the sale is on at the Saritha Complex in the same city. Going by the way the tickets are being lapped up by the fans, Odiyan is sure to break quite a few records at the box office.
Odiyan will mark the directorial debut of ad filmmaker VA Shrikumar Menon in the Malayalam film industry. It has Prakash Raj playing a pivotal role and interestingly he is sharing screen space with Mohanlal after nearly two decades. The last time they worked together was for the Mani Ratnam directorial Iruvar.
Manju Warrier plays the female lead in this film and the rest of star cast include Innocent, Siddique, Manoj Joshi, Nandhu, Narain, Kailash, Sreejaya Nair, Sana Althaf and Appani Sarath. The film is scripted by National Award winner K Hari Krishnan.
The technical crew of the film includes M Jayachandran to compose the soundtrack while Sam CS is in charge of the BGM. Shaji Kumar is the cinematographer for this venture with John Kutty being the editor. Odiyan is a high budget movie being bankrolled by Antony Perumbavoor under his banner Aashirvad Cinemas.
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