Lucifer is being made on a budget of Rs 50 crore!
Prithviraj’s directorial debut, Lucifer, starring Mohanlal is one of the most talked about movies in recent years. The very fact that two of the biggest stars of Malayalam cinema are coming together for the first time itself raises the expectations. Besides that the movie also boasts of a stellar star cast comprising of Indrajith Sukumaran, Vivek Oberoi, Tovino Thomas and Manju Warrier.
Lucifer scripted by Murali Gopy is touted to be a political thriller. Antony Perumbavoor of Aashirvad Cinemas has said that they are investing a budget of nearly 50 crores for the movie’s making. That makes Lucifer one of the most expensive Malayalam movies in recent years. The team still has a couple of schedules left in Mumbai and Dubai.
Lucifer, according to the makers, is a political thriller with elements of a mass entertainer. Mohanlal is playing a politician’s role in the movie. Vivek Oberoi has been cast as the antagonist while details about Tovino’s and Indrajith’s characters are not yet known. There is also a buzz going around that Prithviraj is playing an extended cameo role in the movie, but it is yet to confirmed.
Lucifer’s supporting cast includes Saniya Iyappan, Kalabhavan Shajon, Sai Kumar, John Vijay, director Fazil, Sunil Sughatha, Thara Kalyan, Praveena Thomas and Mala Parvathy. In the technical crew, Sujith Vaassudev cranks the camera and Deepak Dev handles the music department.