'Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea' is an upcoming much-awaited Malayalam high-budget film starring Mohanlal. Priyadarshan is helming this project. Touted to be an epic historical drama, Manju Warrier and Keerthy Suresh are playing the female leads in this movie. Mohanlal will appear as Kunjali Marakkar IV who was the Naval Chieftain of Zamorin of Calicut in the film. Though the makers have announced that August 12th (Onam special) is the film's release date, it may be postponed as the COVID-19 cases in Kerala are not coming down. An official word on the same will be out soon.