The great acting legends are together in Malayalam Movie Kandahar, Mohanlal and Amitab Bhachan
The great acting legends are joining together for the first time, Padmasree Bharath Mohanlal and Bollywood star Amithabh Bhachan in new venture of Major Ravi who is former Indian Army officer. Kandhahar is Mohanlal's Christmas release which all set to release on Coming December 16th, 2010. The film "Kandahar" is the third part in the series of Keerthichkra after Kurukshetra in 2008 from Malayalam film Director Major A.K. Ravindran (MajorRavi), who is the recipient of President's medal. Keerthichkra is the very first film of Major Ravi, which was a big commercial hit in Kerala. The success continued in his second Mohanlal's film Kurukshetra , which is the second part of "Keerthichkra". Before it, He was directed his first Mammootty 's film titled "Mission 90 days", which was not a success in box office. Now Mohanlal is again joining with him in his fourth film "Kandhahar" , Which is the film of war against terrorism. Bollywood legend Amitab Bhachan joining with Padmasree Bharath Mohanlal in this film. The another special thing in this film is the former South Indian actress Sumalatha coming back into Malyalam film after long years back.
About the Story of Kandahar
The film is not based any story, but is about Indian Airlines flight 814 hijack incident which is happened and threatened India in 1999. Hijackers forced to aircraft to land the flight in the place Kandahar in Afganistan. The adventrrous flight sequences are the highlights of this film, which are taken in Russia. The film also portrays the relationship between a father(Lokanathan Sharma) and son(Suryanathan Sharma) with an Army officer named Major Mahadvan(Mohanlal),who comes in their life. As the film progress it turns to an unusual relation beyond the blood relationship between that father and Major Mahadevan.
Starring in the film "Kandahar"
The great joining of this team will be make another celebration across India in this Christmas and New Year season, because of film will be release in Malayalam, Hindi and Tamil languages. The Universal star Mohanlal plays the role of Major Mahadevan, who is an army officer in this upcoming Movie. Amitab Bhachanplays the character of Lokanathan Sharma, who is the father of Suryanathan Sharma, the second leading role in this film, which is handled by Ganesh Venkatraman. Some other Tamil artists were in the list for this role of Suryanathan Sharma, includes Tamil Super star Surya. But they did not sighn up with this big project due to date issues. Parvathy Omanakuttan, Sumalatha, Kaveri Jha, Ananya, Lal, K.P.A.C.Lalitha and Anoop Chandran are the other supporting artists in this film.
Other titles of "Kandahar"
Production Mohanlal wears the dress of Producer again under the banner of Pranavam Arts International for this film. Sunil Nair is shared the role of producer with Mohanlal in the banner Zoe Estebe Moviez Pvt. Ltd.
Music and lyrics Shamir Tandon composed the five songs for lyrics of Sandeep Nath, Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma, Sudhakar Sharma and Kaushal Kishor in this film.
Titles at a glance
Directed by: Major Ravi
Produced by: Sunil C. Nair (under Zoe Estebe Moviez) and Mohanlal (under Pranavam Arts International)
Written by: Major Ravi
Starring: Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, Ganesh Venkatraman, Sumalatha, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Kaveri Jha and Ananya
Music by: Shamir Tandon
Cinematography: Ravi Varman, Velraj
Distributed by : Aashirvad Release through Maaxlab
Release date: 16 December 2010
Editing by: Don Max
Language: Malayalam(Original), Tamil(Dubbed), Telugu (Dubbed), Hindi (Dubbed
The official website: http://www.themoviekandahar.com
The film is scheduled to release on 16 December 2010 in 111 theatres in Kerala alone. 9 theaters in Bengaluru, 5 theaters in Chennai, around 18 theaters in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune and Hyderabad.
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