‘Marakkar’ Wins Best Film at India’s National Film Awards
Priyadarshan’s Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea has won best feature film at India’s National Film Awards which were announced Monday.
The Malayalam-language film, a period epic starring Mohanlal, had its global release halted last year by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is now due to release in May 2021. The film also won awards for special effects and costume.
The awards are for 2019 and were due to be announced a year ago, before the pandemic intervened.
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