Kunjali Marakkar (1966)

 ●  Malayalam ● Running Time: TBA

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Major Malayalam historical telling the story of the legendary 16th C. naval captain Kunjali Marakkar (Nair). Following Vasco da Gama’s landing in Calicut (1498) the Portuguese dominated the Malabar trade for the next century, opposed only by the Zamorin of Calicut (Premji). In the film, the zamorin’s evil nephew (Anthony) sides with the Portuguese. Marakkar defeats the imperialist enemy in several sea battles, but the perfidy of the nephew and a scheming Namboodiri priest causes the zamorin’s downfall. Marakkar is arrested and killed. The film belonged to Nair in his best-known role, supported by Nazir playing the double role of the Portuguese Antonio and Narayana Nair.

Cast: Prem Nazir

Crew: SS Rajan (Director), BA Chidambaranath (Music Director)

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1966 (India)

Malayalam Name: കുഞ്ഞാലി മറക്കര

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Feature Film
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Malayalam
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Black & White
Kunjali Marakkar - 1967
14 Aug 2011, by B Vijayakumar