Prithviraj and Tovino Thomas team up for Karachi 81; Here’s the stunning first look poster!
As the nation celebrates its Republic Day today, the announcement of Prithviraj’s new film has been made online. Titled as ‘Karachi 81’, the film is directed by KS Bava, who had earlier made the Asif Ali starrer ‘Idiots’. The first look poster features Prithviraj in an old age get up and the actor looks nearly unrecognizable. Anto Joseph Film Company is producing the film.
Spy thrillers have been a rarity in Malayalam and ‘Karachi 81’ looks like a first of its kind in the industry. Along with Prithviraj, Tovino Thomas plays the other lead role. Sujith Vassudev is the cinematographer and Mahesh Narayanan has been assigned as the editor. Jakes Bejoy will be handling the music department.
KS Bava and Anwar Huzain have jointly scripted ‘Karachi 81’. It is a story set in the 80s when RAW’s elite southern commando force forms a team of best to counter the series of operations in India planned by ISI backed covert forces. The team is lead by a man who was regarded as India’s finest counter insurgency commando. The film basically tells the inspiring tale of a few brave men and women who ensured the country’s security at a time when there was no digital surveillance.
‘Karachi 81’ is expected to go on floors towards the year end when both Prithviraj and Tovino are free from their other commitments.