Jude Antony Joseph’s Next Directorial Venture: Unraveling the Enigma of MV kairali’s Mysterious Disappearance
Jude Antony Joseph, the luminary director of Mollywood, is set to embark on an intriguing cinematic journey, steering away from his previous industry hit named 2018. Teaming up with the renowned Lyca Productions, Joseph has teased an ambitious project, shrouded in mystery and suspense.
Amidst the fervor of anticipation, unconfirmed reports circulating on social media hint at Jude Antony Joseph’s directorial focus—a riveting tale centered around the enigmatic disappearance of MV Kairali, a haunting episode in maritime history. This investigative thriller aims to unravel the cryptic narrative surrounding the Kerala Shipping Corporation’s cargo ship, MV Kairali, which mysteriously vanished in 1979.
The plot intricately delves into the haunting void left by the cargo vessel, carrying 20,000 tonnes of iron ore and manned by a crew of 49 members on its ill-fated journey from Margao, India, bound for Rostock, Germany, via Djibouti. The film promises to navigate the chilling events and unanswered questions surrounding this perplexing disappearance.
Although official details regarding the cast and specific project information remain under wraps, speculations abound, suggesting Mollywood actor Asif Ali could potentially grace the lead role in this investigative thriller. Scripted in collaboration with Josy Joseph, the untitled venture, slated to commence filming in the latter half of 2024, has already sparked immense interest within the industry.
This project, poised to be one of Mollywood’s grandest undertakings, resonates with Jude Antony Joseph’s vision to craft a narrative that transcends boundaries, evoking intrigue and curiosity among audiences. Interestingly, this venture was initially slated to be helmed by renowned cinematographer Jomon T John, starring Nivin Pauly. However, unforeseen delays led to the project’s shelving, paving the way for Jude Antony Joseph to take the reins and weave his magic into this captivating tale.