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Mohanlal drops an update on Malaikottai Vaaliban; details inside

Directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, Malaikottai Vaaliban features Mohanlal as a wrestler

Mohanlal drops an update on Malaikottai Vaaliban; details inside
Mohanlal, Tinu Pappachan and Lijo Jose Pellissery
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Last Updated: 10.12 AM, Sep 17, 2023


Malaikottai Vaaliban, helmed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, is one of Mohanlal’s highly anticipated releases. Dubbed a period drama, the upcoming movie will feature the legendary actor as a wrestler. There were rumours about the film releasing in December this year, along with Mohanlal’s directorial debut, Barroz. However, according to the latest reports, the actor has spoken about Malaikottai Vaaliban via his recently opened WhatsApp Channel. Mohanlal has revealed that there will be a new update about the film on September 18.

Is there going to be a clash between Malaikottai Vaaliban and Barroz?

It is widely speculated by netizens that the release date of Malaikottai Vaaliban will be announced in the new update. While Mohanal has confirmed the release date of Barroz, that of Malaikottai Vaaliban remains undisclosed. According to the actor, Barroz is set to hit screens on December 21, which may hint at the likelihood of Malaikottai Vaaliban hitting the theatres during Christmas.

Mohanlal's look in Malaikottai Vaaliban
Mohanlal's look in Malaikottai Vaaliban

Barroz is a children’s fantasy drama film and is made on a grand scale. The post-production and VFX work were done outside India, and the film is set to be released in more than 60 countries. It’s certain that Mohanal will plan every detail to ensure that Barroz gets a spectacular launch.

Mohanlal’s take on Malaikottai Vaaliban

Going by the film’s posters, Malaikottai Vaaliban appears to be a thrilling period action drama. Mohanlal, who portrays a muscular character in the movie, recently shared his views on the film in an interview with Manorama News. He said that the movie marks a new genre in Malayalam cinema , making a broad appeal to the audience, both as a spiritual and mass film. Malaikottai Vaaliban was filmed at massive sets in Chennai, along with some locations in Rajasthan.