Director Priyadarshan has clarified that his upcoming film Kunjali Marakkar will start only in the next year. He has also said that the news about Kareena Kapoor and Suriya acting in the film is a rumour. Priyadarshan has said that before proceeding with Kunjali Marakkar, he will be directing another film. He also wants a lot of time to do research before he starts Kunjali Marakkar as it is a period film. While he has mentioned that Kunjali Marakkar will have Mohanlal in the lead, he has not decided on the other star cast.
Priyadarshan is currently busy finishing his Geethanjali, a psychological thriller.