Mohanlal, the Superstar of Malayalam cinema, is all set to come with a double role again. Reportedly, Mohanlal is essaying a double role in Major’s Ravi’s upcoming movie, War 1971- Behind the Boarders. Mohanlal Major Ravi movie will start rolling soon. The movie will be the fourth in the director’s ‘Major Mahadevan’ series featuring Mohanlal, after Keerthi Chakra, Kurukshetra and Kandahar. Director himself confirms the news through his Facebook page. Here is the first report about new Mohanlal Major Ravi film.
Story of the Major Ravi Mohanlal Movie 1971
If the reports are to be true, the movie is based on the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war. The character of Major Mahadevan’s father is said to be having the major importance in the movie. Interestingly, the movie, which is a prequel of Mohanlal-Major Ravi team’s Keerthicharkra series, will have Mohanlal in his popular role Major Mahadevan and his father. Though the film might not be a full-blown war movie, it will have a few tank battle sequences too.
Cast and Crew of 1971- Behind the Boarders
The director tells that the film will be similar to his last venture, Picket 43. “The focus will be on the individuals rather than the war, and will portray the relationships that are forged during the war”. Bollywood actor Rana Dugabatty (Mohenjo Dharo fame) will play the role of a Pakistani officer. This new Mohanlal movie also features Suraj Venjaramood and Samuthrakkani in lead roles. Meanwhile Heroine of this movie is yet to be finalized. Most probably the movie will have another language heroine in the lead.
Meanwhile the former Indian Army officer is currently busy with the scripting of the movie. This upcoming movie of Mohanlal is expected to begin shooting by February 2016. And also the movie is planning as Mohanlal’s 2017 Vishu release. The movie is produced by Haneef Muhammed under the banner of Red Rose Creations.
Stay tuned for more updates.