Odiyan is an upcoming Malayalam thriller Movie directed by renowned Ad film maker V A Shrikumar Menon. The film features Mohanlal, Manju Warrier and south indian actor Prakash Raj in lead roles. Harikrishnan had penned the script for this movie while Peter Hein handles the action choreography. It will be a package to all type viewers.
Odiyan is based on a different theme which never experimented in Indian cinema. The film essays the life of Odiyans who performs Odi Vidya, a black magic trap used to defeat the opponents. Odiyans were a special community lived in Kerala during 20th century.
V A Shrikumar Menon turned to his debut directorial venture with a particular story based on the backdrop of the black magic art named Odi vidya. Shrikumar became popular through his Ad films. He has directed more than 350+ Ad films.
Mohanlal plays the central character named Manikyam, he comes in an entirely different look that never seen before. The motion poster of the movie was sensational in the social media. He had reduced his weight for maintaining the physical appearance of the character. Famous south Indian actor Prakash Raj plays the antagonist role in this film. Lal – Prakash Raj combo had last spotted in the Tamil movie Iruvar in 1997, directed by hit maker Mani Ratnam. The audience are waiting another hit from this combo.
Manju Warrier plays the female lead role in this movie. It would be a challenging role of Manju in her career, her come back to the industry was through the movie How Old Are You. Mohanlal and Manju Warrier pair last appeared in B. Unnikrishnan’s Villain. The main location of the movie is in Palakkad, Thazarak, Pollachi, Varanasi and Hyderabad.
Odiyan is a big budget project produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner of Aashirvad Cinemas. The special effects and VFX in the movie is handled by a foreign company. Pulimurugan Cinematographer Shaji Kumar cranks the camera for Odiyan. Editing is done by Sreekar Prasad. Art department is handled by Sabu Cyril. while M Jayachandran composes the music.
Cast & Crew
|Director||V A Shrikumar Menon|
|D O P||Shaji Kumar|
|Cast||Mohanlal – Manikyam