Malayalam superstar Mohanlal ‘Upcoming movie of Six It will be released on February 18 in theaters around the world. The star took to social media Announce the same. The release of the film was announced days after the drop in the number of daily Kovid-19 cases in Kerala. The actor’s son Pranav recently performed in the campus-romance drama Heart, which was shown in theaters at a time when seating capacity was reduced to 50 per cent. However, the film was well received at the box office.
Some districts in the state were closed due to the increase in cases, however, the film, written and directed by Vineeth Srinivasan, was a success, Indian Express reported. Anihara activists of Malayalam cinema are now preparing to release unresolved films. Shane Nigam’s Weil and Tovino Thomas’s Naraden will hit theaters on February 25 and March 3, respectively.
Arat is directed by B Unnikrishnan. The film-actor duo have previously worked together on films such as Mr. Fraud and Willian. The movie is written by Uday Krishna, the screenwriter of Puli Murugan who became a box office hit with Mohanlal in the lead. Shraddha Srinath, Siddique, Nedumudi Venu, Saikumar, Swasika and Rachana Narayanankutty will also be seen in the upcoming film.
Many films across the entertainment industry from Bollywood to South India have had their releases delayed due to the third wave of the epidemic. SS Rajamouli’s upcoming epic RRR, starring Ram Charan, Jr. NTR and Alia Bhatt, has been locked as March 25 premiere date after facing multiple delays. Bhool Bhulayya 2, Akshay Kumar’s Prithviraj and Shahid-Kapoor starrer Jersey are some of the other films that have been postponed.
Meanwhile, Mohanlal was last seen in the OTT release Bro Daddy and several other upcoming projects including Monster and Elon.