Mariyaan's first promo, which released a
few days ago on YouTube, has got more than 2 lakh hits in just 48
hours. It was revealed on internet after the first look was
officially released for Holi last month.
The video shows Dhanush as Mariyaan with a spear in
his hand diving into deep sea in one breath and hunting on the
seabed. The video has gathered a lot of excitement and buzz. It was
filmed in Andaman, 50 feet below the ocean in the seabed.
Dhanush, a non-swimmer was trained under a specialised
international team of divers. He then took up this breath-taking
feat like an ace swimmer and surprised even the divers. It is said
that this sequence in the film establishes Mariyaan as a
unique fisherman. The caption reads, 'He who conquers the ocean in
Mariyaan stars Dhanush and Parvathi Menon in the lead
roles, and Appukutty, Salim Kumar, Vinayak, Jagan, Ankur Vikal and
Uma Riaz are in the cast. The film is produced by Aascar
Ravichandran and directed by Bharat Bala. It has AR Rahman's music
and internationally renowned cinematographer Marc Koninckx is
handling the camera.