Mohanlal’s much-anticipated movie Odiyan’s trailer has leaked online on Wednesday, though its official release date announced by the producers was on Thursday.
The makers of the Mohanlal starrer had announced that the trailer will officially arrive on Thursday and it will be simultaneously screened in cinemas along with Nivin Pauly’s Kayamkulam Kochunni.
Hearing the news, the entire Malayalam film fraternity is in shock as to how a film such as Odiyan in which Malayalam’s stalwart Mohanlal plays the lead role has leaked. Experts say that the video which is now spreading like wildfire on social media is a copy shot during the screening of the trailer in a theatre. It is yet to be known why the trailer of Odiyan was screened at a cinema hall before its scheduled date. The pirated copy of the video is not as clear as the original as it was shot in the night.
The flick, which is directed by VA Shri Kumar features the Mollywood superstar as the fierce Manickyan, who belonged to the tribal community Odiyan in the Palakkad region of Kerala. Apart from Mohanlal, Odiyan also featuring stars like Manju Warrier and Prakash Raj. However, the leaked trailer reveals the different avatars of Mohanlal. This is shocking news for Malayalam movie industry which is already inundated in the spectre of piracy.
Anyway, as far as the pirated trailer is concerned, Mohanlal delivers another magical mastery. The trailer shows Mohanlal donning two getups; a cleanly shaved protagonist, and an old-aged look which resembles an Aghori saint. The trailer ends with a powerful punch dialogue delivered by Mohanlal and trade pundits have predicted that the dialogue will definitely turn it into a crowd-puller.
Odiyan tells the story of the last surviving member of the tribal community, had already released its teaser long back.