Mohanlal will be given Lieutenant Colonel rank by the Defence
Force. Defence Minister A.K. Antony signed the orders on Saturday.
The territorial Army confers this rank to those who involved in
Mohanlal is getting the rank for his performance in Major Ravi's
Keerthichakra and Kurukshethra. In both the films
he has donned the role of an Army Chief who has uplifted the pride
of Indian Army.
Lal would be given a training by the Territorial Army at the
parade ground in Kannur under the guidance of Madras Regiment, one
week before the award ceremony.