First published September 22, 2022 at 9:51 am IST
Malikappuram’s first look, directed by rookie Vishnu Sasishankar with Unni Mukundan, is out. The poster came out on Unni Mukundan’s birthday. Play the other two main characters in the film
The poster features the character of Unni Mukundan holding hands with child actors Sripath and Devananda. Devananda plays the title character.
The film is jointly produced by Anton Joseph’s An Mega Media and Venu Kunnapilli’s Kavya Film Company. Vishnu Sasishankar is the son of director Sasishankar who has made films such as Narayam, Kunhikoonan and Mr. Butler. The film is edited by Vishnu. Written by Abhilash Pillai. This is a script by Abhilash Pillai after Patham Valav, Night Drive and Kadavar. In addition to Unnimukundan, Indrans, Manoj K Jayan, Saiju Kurup, Ramesh Pisharati, Sampath Ram, Sreepath, Devananda and Alfie Panjikaran will also play the main roles in the film.
Mallusingh and Mamangam are the two great films that marked the turning point in Unni Mukundan’s film career. Mallusingh was produced by Anton Joseph. Venu Kunnappilly, the producer of Mamangam. This film also has the distinction of having Unnimukundan as a hero in their joint venture. The film is produced by Priya Venu and Neeta Pinto. Malikappuram tells the story of eight-year-old Kalyani and her superhero Ayyappan. It was in the news that members of Pandalam’s royal family visited the location during filming.
Photography by Vishnu Narayanan, music and background by Ranjin Raj, lyrics by Santhosh Verma, art direction by Suresh Kollam, makeup by Jeet Payyannoor, costumes by Anil Chembur, action choreography by Kanal Kannan, production controller by Sanjay Patiyur, associate director by Regis Antony, Creative Director of Shamsu Seiba, Associate Director Jijo Jose, Deputy Directors Ananthu Prakashan, Bibin Abraham, Stills Rahul T, PR Manju Gopinath. Filming of the next Pan-Indian film Malikappuram is proceeding in Sabarimala and its surroundings.
Last updated Sep 22, 2022, 9:54 am IST