Telugu star Rana Daggubati, who played the antagonist ‘Bhallaladeva’ in Baahubali, will makes his entry into Malayalam with Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma, directed by K Madhu.
The pre-production works of this multi crore project is currently going on. Rana has confirmed the news on twitter.
Robin Thirumala is the scenarist. Peter Hein choreographs the action sequences and Oscar winner Resul Pookkutty is the sound designer.
Rana has also played some notable roles in Bollywood.
K Madhu has directed several hits in Malayalam including the CBI Diarykurippu series and Irupatham Noottaandu.
Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma was the ruler of Travancore from 1729 till 1758. He is known for crushing the Dutch expansion at the Battle of Kolachel in 1741.