A young man is faced with adversity. Life deals him immense challenges, and forces him to struggle to thrive. But he does, nevertheless, fighting to survive by thriving on the sheer undying spirit of the human will to survive.
Along his thrilling journey is a tryst with adventure, a smattering of drama and a gritty tale that shows the power of love in extreme circumstances. And that is the story of Mariyaan.
Starring Dhanush and Parvathy, the film is crafted under Bharatbala`s direction, and is set to A R Rahman`s music. The cast ensemble besides the lead comprises of National Award winners Appukutty and Salim Kumar. Other eminent actors in stellar roles are Vinayagam, Jagan, Ankur Vikal and Uma Riaz.
World-renowned cinematographer Marc Koninckx (AFC_SBC) from Belgium of Johnny Mad Dog fame, an award winning film on Liberian soldiers, is one of the finest European cinematographers, and is part of the team as well.
The film has been shot in the scenic fishing villages of Kanyakumari and in rugged African terrain. Producer Aascar Ravichandran, the man behind a plethora of Tamil cinema`s biggest blockbusters, holds this project very close to his heart, and for good reason. Of high-production value Mariyaan will bring the best of talents together, and is sure to win the hearts of audiences.