Success of Dangal will motivate lot of movie makers to make biopic of athletic legends which will inspire people. Latest to the addition is Mariyappan which will be directed by Wife of Dhanush and daughter of Rajinikanth Aishwaryaa Dhanush. The movie will be based on the life of paralympic winner Mariyappam Thangavelu. lately the first look poster of the movie has been revealed by the king Khan Shah Rukh Khan.
In a recent interview Mariyappan Thangavelu said that he is so much excited as well thrilled regarding the movie and has high hopes regardign the inspirational value of the movie. Dangal was recently in controversy for the usage of fiction in the movie. However Mariyappan said that the movie based on his life won't have any fiction to it and it basically tells the story of the phase where his mother turns him from an introvert child to a confident young man.
Sean Roldan is the music director of the movie. Velraj is the cinematographer. Dialogue writer of movies like Joker, Cuckoo and Oppiri etc. is the dialogue writer of Mariyappan.