Mohanlal’s highly anticipated film Malaikottai Vaaliban, which marks the superstar’s first collaboration with acclaimed director Lijo Jose Pellissery, will hit theaters early next year. Mohanlal announced the film’s release date on Monday on the occasion of filmmaker Lijo Jose’s birthday.
The makers also released a new poster of the film which shows Mohanlal sitting on the floor with a grim look on his face.
The film will be released in theaters worldwide on January 25, 2024. The first look poster of the film, released earlier this year, went viral. The film is produced by John & Mary Creative along with Max Labs, Century Films and Saregama India Ltd. produced. The film was shot in Rajasthan, Chennai and Pondicherry. The cast and crew had completed the shooting of Malaikottai Vaaliban in 130 days. The film’s screenplay was written by PS Rafique. Madhu Neelakandan, who handled the camera for Lijo Jose’s Churuli, has collaborated with the director again for this film.
The music is composed by Prashant Pillai while Deepu Joseph is the editor. The film will be released in multiple languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi.
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