Poster of 'Narasimham Returns' in Golden Cinemas, DubaiFacebook/ Shaji Kailas

Mohanlal's blockbuster "Narasimham" will hit the silver screens again on Friday, after 15 years.

A special screening of the Malayam film - first released in 2000 - has been planned in Dubai, where the 15th anniversary will be celebrated as a grand affair in Golden Cinemas. 

The event, aptly named "Narasimham Returns," will also honour makers of the film.

The film was one of Mohanlal's biggest success and redefined his image as a hero and a superstar.

Shaji Kailas, who directed the film said that he is proud and happy to see that it is hitting theatres after a gap of 15 years.

"Proud to be a Director...It brings inexpressible happiness and proud to the director when his film is hitting the theatres for a second time, and more happiness if it is after 15 years !!!!!! NARASIMHAM, then the record breaker in 2000 returns as Narasimham Returns at Golden Cinemas Bur Dubai tomorrow . I gratuitously remember everyone behind , specially Mohanlal, Mammootty,Renjith,Antony Perumbavoor and all other crew to make this proud moment in my life as a director.Once again a big thanks and congrats to each and everyone who makes this happens," wrote Shaji on his Facebook page.

"Narasimham" was a hit in Malayaalam cinema, creating records in the industry. The film written by Ranjith was a complete mass entertainer and ran for 200 days in one theatre and 175 days in three theatres and reportedly grossed around ₹22 crore.

The film was famous for its powerful star cast, which drove movie buffs in large numbers.

The cast  included Mammootty Thilkan (guest appearance), NF Varghese, Jagathi Sreekumar, Aishwarya, Bharathi, Spadikam Geotrge, Kanalka, Kalabhavan Mani, TP Madhavan, Maniayan Pilla Raju, Narendra Prasad, Sai Kumar, Narayanan Nair, VK Sreeraman, Augustine and Bheeman Raghu.

The film was also famous for Mohanlal's dialogue "Mo Pone Dinesha' and his character "Induchoodan" became a symbol of heroism. The film also won Asianet Film awards for Best Director and Best Film Award that year.

Many celebrities including Mohanlal are expected to grace the occasion.