The final schedule of Mohanlal's upcoming film Odiyan is currently progressing in Palakkad, Kerala. The film, tipped to be a thriller marks the directorial debut of ad-filmmaker V.A. Shrikumar Menon. Produced by Antony Perumbavoor, Odiyan stars Manju Warrier in the female lead role.
Odiyan has been in news ever since the makers revealed the first look poster of the film. The Malayalam superstar will be seen essaying the titular role of Odiyan Manikyan in the film written by national award winning script writer Harikrishnan K.
According to the latest media reports, Odiyan will also have a Bollywood superstar to essay the role of Odiyan Manikyan's guru's role in the film. Though the makers are yet to reveal the name of Bollywood reports, there are strong reports that none other than Amitabh Bachchan will be seen as Lalettan's guru in Odiyan. Also, Amitabh Bachchan and Shrikumar Menon had worked together in many ad-films as well.
Earlier, the makers have roped in NY VFXWAALA Studio, headed by Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn to do the VFX works of the film.
Odiyan also stars Prakash Raj in a pivotal role.