» <i>Pazhassi Raja</i> vs <i>Vadakkan Veeragatha</i>
<i>Pazhassi Raja</i> vs <i>Vadakkan Veeragatha</i>
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Once in a while, the best minds in the Malayalam film industry
unite and come up with masterpieces. Eighteen years ago, MT
Vasudevan Nair, Hariharan and Mammooty got together and made
Vadakkan Veeragatha. The dream-team is getting ready to
Initial reports said that they were planning to make a sequel
film to Vadakkan Veeragatha. This was going to be
Mammooty's summer release this year. This time they wanted to make
a film about Payyampalli Chandu. But they have now
selected Pazhassi Raja, who is said to have been the first
to wage a war against the British in the history of Kerala. His
battles were fought in and around Wayanaad.
director has signed up Sharat Kumar, noted tamil actor to play an
important role in the film.
This incidentally also happens to be the most expensive film
ever to be made in Malayalam at a budget of Rs 8 Crores!