Mohanlal as Ithikkara Pakki; Check out this new poster from Kayamkulam Kochunni
Kayamkulam Kochunni is gearing up to hit screens next month for Onam. The movie directed by Rosshan Andrrews stars Nivin Pauly in the titular role. Mohanlal appears in an extended cameo role in the movie as Ithikkara Pakki. His character poster introduction was unveiled today in social medias. The actor looks rugged and menacing in his new avatar as Pakki.
Mohanlal’s role is one of the movie’s major selling points. Expectations went sky-high among the audience when the makers released Pakki’s look during the shoot time. Ithikara Pakki is known to be the first legendary Robin Hood of Kerala; he and Kochunni were contemporaries. It was Pakki who started the unique style of robbing, which was later continued by Kochunni. According to the makers, the combination scenes between Mohanlal and Nivin Pauly would be the movie’s biggest highlight.
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. Sunny Wayne, Shine Tom Chacko, Priya Anand, Manikandan Achari, Sunil Sukhada, Babu Antony, Aneesh G Menon, Amit Chakalakkal and Kannada actress Ashwini are also part of the cast.
The technical crew of Kayamkulam Kochunni boasts of some big names like Binod Pradhan, multiple national award winning editor Sreekar Prasad and renowned sound designer PM Satheesh. Creative Studio, who handled the VFX works in films like Baahubali and Enthiran, are on board for Kayamkulam Kochunni as well. Gopi Sunder is in charge of the music department.
Gokulam Gopalan is producing this big budget movie under the banner of Sri Gokulam Films.