Surprised? Yes! A multilingual movie is coming up with a budget around 100 crores. The movie titled Chengazhi Nambiar will be written and directed by Sidhil Subramanian. The movie will be based on the life of Chengazhi Nambiar, Chandroth Panicker etc. who fought against Samoothiri in Maamaankam which happened in 1505 AD.
This big budget movie is the second movie in Malayalam to be based on Maamaankam. First one was Maamaankam directed by Navodaya Appachan starring Prem Nazir. The movie will be released in several other languages as well. This will raise the importance of Malayalam language and it’s culture to an International level.
Sidhil Subramanian has years of experience working in AD films as creative director and VFX supervisor. His movie Back To Life is in the post-production stage. Back To Life had about 3 years of VFX works on it and is getting ready for release.
The new big budget film will have industries big names in cast and crew. The movie will begin production only after a year of planning. Other details about the movie is yet to be revealed.