Just like Kunjali Marakkar IV, these movies too have astute captains commandeering their ships to unimaginable victories when the odds were stacked against them
Last Updated: 07.50 AM, Dec 01, 2021
Mohanlal’s Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham features extensive sequences about naval warfare, as the Zamorin naval chieftain leads his forces in his galleys to take on the invading Portuguese troops in the period film set in the 16th century. Apart from its battle sequences, the movie also depicts the acumen of the pirate-turned-general who keeps the invading forces at bay with his crew.
While the film’s director Priyadarshan has said that many drew parallels with Ben Hur and The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise after watching the film’s trailers, he denied that the movie had any similarity to these. However, over the years, there have been several movies about naval warfare featuring captains and commanders based on real-life heroes much like Kunjali Marakkar IV as well as fictional protagonists that took on not just rival nations but also aliens.
Here's a list of films like Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham that revolve around naval warfare and tactics: