Marakkar at Oscars 2022: ‘Marakkar’ on the Oscar nomination list

Kochi, First Published Jan 21, 2022, 8:12 PM IST

Mo.Marakkar: The Lion of the Arabian Sea (Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham), directed by Priyadarshan and starring Hanlal, has been shortlisted for the Oscars. Marakkar has been shortlisted in the Best Feature Film category in India for the Global Community Oscar Awards.

Apart from Marakkar, Surya starrer Tamil film Jai Bhim has also been included in the list. Marakkar is a National Award winning film in the fields of Best Feature Film, Special Effects and Costume Design. Marakkar and Jai Bhim have been featured in 276 films.

Marakkar, which was released in theaters on December 2 last year, was also released on December 17 on Amazon Prime. Following its release, there was widespread criticism and trolls. However, the film was well received by the audience. Apart from Malayalam, the film has been released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. The film stars Manju Warrier, Sunil Shetty, Prabhu and Keerthi Suresh in other important roles. The film is scripted by Anil Sasi and Priyadarshan.

Jai Bhim is a hit movie starring Surya. The film was released on November 2 through Amazon Prime. Rajisha Vijayan is the heroine of Surya’s film. Produced by Surya himself under the banner of 2D Entertainment. Prakash Raj, Ramesh and Manikandan will also be seen in the lead roles. SR Kathir is the cinematographer. Editing by Philomin Raj. Costume Design Poornima Ramaswamy. Produced by Surya himself under the banner of 2D Entertainment.

Last Updated Jan 21, 2022, 8:12 PM IST

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