Mohanlal’s new avatar in 'Odiyan' motion poster

The first look motion poster of Mohanlal’s upcoming film ‘Odiyan’ was unveiled on Monday.

The poster shows Mohanlal in a young avatar, with a trendy hairdo and an enigmatic smile. The motion poster has amassed more than 1.5 million views within eight hours of its release on Facebook.

In the film, Mohanlal plays the role called ‘Odiyan Manikkan’, the last surviving member of a tribal community in Kerala.

The movie will be directed by debutant director V.A Shrikumar Menon, who will also helm Mohanlal’s Rs 1000 crore project, ‘The Mahabharata’.

According to reports, ‘Odiyan’ is expected to go on floors in August. Manju Warrier plays the female lead, while Prakash Raj will also be seen in an important role.

The big-ticket film is produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner of Aashirvad Cinemas.

(with news agencies inputs)