'Pazhhassi Raja' to hit 525 screens on RamazanAug 30, 2009 NR
Cochin, Aug.31 (NR): Hariharan's magnum opus 'Pazhassi Raja' would have a global release on Ramzan, when the film would be simultaneously released in Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on 525 screens across the world.
The film is believed to be the costliest ever production in the history of Malayalam cinema with the budget having exceeded a staggering twenty six crores.
Veteran script writer M T Vasudevan Nair who has penned the script, has relied on several authentic resources including the Malabar Manual for reliable facts that made up the brave warrior's life.
The rerecording done by musical maestro Illayaraja has the Hungarian symphony lending that magical touch to the whole affair. Oscar winner Resul Pookkutty who has done the Sound designing has spent months on recreating those yester years.
The film has a mammoth cast led by none other than Mammootty in the title role, and supported by Sharath Kumar, Kaniha, Padmapriya, Linda Arsenio, Manoj K Jayan, Suresh Krishna, Jagathy Sreekumar and several other prominent Indian and foreign actors.
With Ramazan round the corner, the long wait for the film that took about two and a half years to complete is finally drawing to a close. Click the Movie button below for more info: