I am very happy that Prithviraj chose to cast me for his directorial debut Lucifer: Mohanlal
The team of Lucifer- Mohanlal, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Murali Gopy and Antony Perumbavoor had their first press meet today in Kochi. The meet was streamed live in Facebook via Mohanlal’s official page.
They have announced that the movie will go on floors by May next year after Mohanlal and Prithviraj wrap up their prior commitments. Scripting for the movie is yet to be complete and only then details about the cast and budget will be revealed. Prithviraj said that Lucifer has just official taken off and they will be informing more details once they flesh out the complete script.
While talking to the press people Mohanlal said he was very excited to work with Murali Gopy and Prithviraj. Mohanlal had a very close relationship with both their fathers, Bharath Gopy and Sukumaran. So when the two approached Mohanlal for a project he immediately comitted to it.
Mohanlal also added, “Prithvi had earlier told me about his interest in direction. I am happy that he chose to cast me for his debut directorial.”
Murali Gopy said that he is well aware of Mohanlal’s stardom. But assured that there will not be any compromise on the content or quality. Mohanlal’s home production house Aashirvad Cinemas will be producing this highly anticipated movie.