Kayamkulam Kochunni getting ready as Nivin Pauly’s biggest film till date!
Nivin Pauly has been in Mangalore for about a month now for the shoot of his highly anticipated film Kayamkulam Kochunni. The movie is based on the life of Kochunni, a famed highwayman who was active in the 19th century in Travancore. Rosshan Andrewss is directing this movie, which is scripted by the National award winnning writer duo of Bobby and Sanjay.
Kayamkulam Kochunni is getting ready as the biggest film of Nivin’s career. Gokulam Gopalan of Sri Gokulam Films is investing around Rs 15 crores for the making of this movie. After the shoot in Mangalore, the team will be heading straight to Sri Lanka as the island nation has lush green areas and forests reminiscing parts of Kerala of the pre-independence era.
Nivin Pauly is sweating it out hard to get himself ready to play the role of the legendary thief. The actor has already shed a lot of extra pounds along with training in horse riding, Kalaripayattu and other martial arts. Amala Paul is on board as the female lead. The movie will explore several unknown aspects of Kochunni’s life from how he became a rebel to his love life. Babu Antony, Sunny Wayne and Kannada actress Priyanka Thimmesh are also part of the supporting cast.
The technical team of Kayamkulam Kochunni also boasts of some big wigs like Bollywood cinematographer Binod Pradhan, National award winning sound designer PM Satheesh and Firefly Creative Studio, who handled the VFX in films like Baahubali and Enthiran.