Tovino Thomas hints that Minnal Murali will have a second part
Tovino Thomas starrer ‘Minnal Murali’ is one of the most awaited Malayalam films of the year. Directed by Basil Joseph, it is a superhero flick made on a big canvas. It is planned as a pan-Indian film that will be released in 5 languages – Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi.
‘Minnal Murali’ is a period film set in the 90s. Tovino Thomas plays a local superhero in the film. It is the first such attempt in Malayalam and the makers have pinned high hopes on it. They are planning it as a franchise model similar to the superhero cinematic universe made popular by DC and Marvel.
In a recent interview to The Cue, Tovino revealed that a second part is definitely on the cards. Since they’re confident that the film will work among the masses, works for the second part has already begun. Arun Anirudhan and Justin Mathew are scripting the film.
Along with Tovino, ‘Minnal Murali’ also has Tamil actor Guru Somasundaram in a major role. Aju Varghese, Baiju Santhosh, Harisree Ashokan, Mammukoya, debutante Femina George and many others are part of the cast. Cinematographer Sameer Thahir, music director Shaan Rahman and Hollywood-based action choreographer Vlad Rimburg form the core technical team.
Sophia Paul of Weekend Blockbusters is producing the film, which is scheduled for theatrical release during the Onam season in October.