Amala Paul’s vintage makeover for Nivin Pauly’s Kayamkulam Kochunni
Ace director Rosshan Andrrews’ upcoming movie Kayamkulam Kochunni based on the life of the legendary thief is scheduled to go on floors by the end of September. Nivin Pauly is playing the titular role in this movie scripted by Bobby and Sanjay. Popular South Indian actress Amala Paul was roped in to play the female lead.
Recently, the sketches of Amala Paul’s character in the movie was released by the makers. The actress will be undergoing a vinatge makeover for the film. Amala sports an age old hairstyle and silver ornaments. Earlier, Nivin’s character look had him in a beefed up look with a twirled moustache. Since all the characters needed certain looks, the makers have roped in designers Dhanya and Ranjith for special makeup and costumes.
The makers are currently busy finalizing the cast and crew members. Kannada actress Priyanka Thimmesh, Sunny Wayne, veteran Tamil actor Sarath Kumar and Angamaly Diaries fame Sarath Kumar have already been confirmed.
Bobby and Sanjay have scripted Kayamkulam Kochunni after doing extensive research works for around two years. The movie will explore several unknown aspects of Kochunni’s life from how he became a rebel to his love life.
Renowned technicians like Bollywood cinematographer Binod Pradhan, sound designer PM Satheesh and Firefly Creative Studio, who handled the VFX in films like Baahubali and Enthiran, are part of this project. This big budget venture is being funded by Gokulam Gopalan of Sri Gokulam Films. Uduppi, Mangalore and Sri Lanka have been finalized as the major locations.