Here’s the first look poster of Kayamkulam Kochunni
As informed by us earlier, the first look poster of Kayamkulam Kochunni has been released today. Nivin Pauly, who plays the titular role, features in the poster. The actor has undergone a remarkable makeover to achieve Kochunni’s look. Rosshan Andrrews is directing this movie and Gokulam Gopalan is producing it under his banner Sri Gokulam Films. The movie has been planned as a grand Onam release in August.
Bobby and Sanjay have scripted the movie based on the life of legendary highwayman Kochunni, who was active in the 18th century in Travancore region. Superstar Mohanlal plays an extended cameo in the movie as Ithikkara Pakki, who is regarded as the first Robin Hood of Kerala. Sunny Wayne, Shine Tom Chacko, Priya Anand, Babu Antony, Aneesh G Menon, Amit Chakalakkal and Kannada actress Ashwini are also part of the cast.
Since it is a period flick set in the pre-independence era, the movie has high production values. Art department led by Vaishnavi Reddy had erected around sets worth 10 crores for the movie. Shoot lasted for for over 161 days in multiple schedules. Kochi, Mangalore, Udupi, Goa, Palakkad and Sri Lanka were the main locations.
The movie’s technical crew boasts of some big wigs like Bollywood cinematographer Binod Pradhan, multiple national award winning editor Sreekar Prasad and renowned sound designer PM Satheesh. Creative Studio, who handled the VFX in films like Baahubali and Enthiran, are on board for Kayamkulam Kochunni as well. Gopi Sunder is in charge of the music department.