Mohanlal had a great 2016 with Puli Murugan and Oppam doing extremely well at the box office. His first release of this year was 1971: Beyond Borders where he played Colonel Mahadevan again. The film was directed by Major Ravi and did fairly well.
His upcoming film is Villain directed by B Unnikrishnan. Manju Warrier, Srikanth, Raashi Khanna play important roles while Vishal, Hansika are making their Mollywood debuts in the film. The film’s trailer is out and we catch glimpses of Mohanlal playing an ex-cop trying to find the suspect behind three murders.
The film is said to have high octane action sequences and the trailer gives a preview into this. The action thriller is bankrolled by Rockline Venkatesh.