Filmmaker Priyadarshan had announced to cast Mohanlal's real-life son Pranav Mohanlal as Kunjali Marakkar's young self in 'Marakkar Arabhikadalinde Simham'. Thus Pranav Mohanlal will play the young Mohanlal in this movie.

Here is why he choose Pranav Mohanlal to play this role and Priyadarshan has a perfect explanation. Accordingly, Priyadarshan says Pranav as young Mohanlal has the conviction and will make the story more believable. He will make people forget he is Pranav and will be Kunjali Marakkar.

In total, Pranav has got only two scenes in the movie and he will appear in the first half. Priyadarshan said when he approached Pranav to act in his movie, he responded with a smile. Priyadarshan also believes that audience will also be enthusiastic to see father and son in the same film.

On November 1, the shooting of the movie will begin. The movie is produced at a cost of Rs 100 crores and this is the biggest project in the history of Malayalam cinema. 

Director Priyadarshan said in a press conference that the film will be a big success because this movie will include big heroes from Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Telugu cinema superstar Nagarjuna and Bollywood star Suniel Shetty will be part of the film.