The royal family decided to visit the sets after learning about the unique title of the film and also the theme that it handles
Once a card-holding CPM member, Sasikumar Varma is now deeply distrustful of the party.
'Incidents like those that happened during Mandalam season should not repeat. As custodians of the temple, the royal family is pained by the decline in pilgrim numbers,' Varma said.
The Pandalam royals were Pandya kings who had fled west from Madurai in the early 10th century.
According to the 1949 Covenant, the Sabarimala temple ownership was handed over to the TDB after the royal family had serious financial woes, the CM said.