After the path-breaking success of the Malayalam version of Mohanlal's Pulimurugan, the makers are now all set to achieve greater heights through the Telugu version of the film, Manyam Puli, which is releasing today. Pulimurugan has already broken many records down South and is considered as one of the highest grossing Malayalam movies of the year. As the Telugu version, Manyam Puli gears up for release today, we give you 5 reasons to watch Pulimurugan (if you love Malayalam movies) right away.
1. Of Course, Mohanlal
Mohanlal fans need no reasons to watch this film (both Telugu and Malayalam versions). After all, it is hard to not sit up and take notice when the superstar of Malayalam cinema, Mohanlal signs a film. The actor himself said that this is one of the most challenging roles of his career. He has played the role of a hunter in the film and didn't even use any body double for the 20-minute long climax fight sequence with a Bengal tiger.
2. The director, Vyshak
Known as “Hit Machine” down South, Vyshak has delivered many super hit flicks like Pokkiri Raja, Seniors, Mallu Singh and Sound Thoma. Pulimurugan is the latest addition to his “Super Hit Movies” list.
3. The Extraordinary Action Sequences
Pulimurugan boasts of some extra ordinary action sequences that you would not have witnessed ever in Indian cinema. Peter Hein, one of the highest paid action choreographers of Indian cinema, credited of choreographing the action sequences of movies like Bahubali, Enthiran, Raavanan and Sivaji, has handled the action part of Pulimurugan.
4. Ensemble Cast
Along with Mohanlal, the movie also have Jagapati Babu, Makarand Deshpande, Kamalini Mukherjee, Namitha, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Bala, Lal and Kishore in important roles. Kamalini Mukherjee is playing the female lead opposite Mohanlal.
5. Rave Reviews
The movie was released on October 7 last month and still ruling the Malayalam box office. It has received rave reviews from fans, critics and members of film fraternity as well. It is praised for being technically superior and for its top notch visual effects. The makers have used live tigers to shoot major portions of the film with a total budget of Rs 25 crore.
This Mohanlal starrer, action thriller cum Drama movie is spreading its charm all over down South. Pulimurugan has struck the right chord with Malayalam audiences. Now, the Telugu version of the film, Manyam Puli is all set to recreate that magic amongst the Telugu fans.