Mohanlal joins the shoot of Kayamkulam Kochunni at Mangalore
As per latest reports, Mohanlal has wrapped up his portions for his upcoming movie Neerali directed by Ajoy Varma. He is now in Mangalore to join the sets of Kayamkulam Kochunni. The movie directed by Rosahan Andrewss has Nivin Pauly playing Kochunni while Mohanlal will be essaying the role of Ithikara Pakki. Eventhough it is brief cameo, the charcarer has high importance in the plot.
Kayamkulam Kochunni, scripted by Bobby-Sanjay is based on the life of famous highwayman Kochunni, who was active in 19th century in the Travancore region. Ithikara Pakki,.the character being played by Mohanlal, was the first legendary Robin Hood of Kerala; he and Kochunni were contemporaries. The combination scenes between Nivin Pauly’s Kochunni and Mohanlal’s Pakki will be the movie’s major highlight.
Mohanlal recently underwent an amazing body transformation by shedding around 18 kilos. So, his trimmed physique will help perform the ‘kalaripayattu’ portions effortlessly. Director Rosshan Andrewss had earlier revealed that Mohanlal will be sporting an entirely new look in the movie.
Kayamkulam Kochunni has noted South Indian actress Priya Anand playing the female lead. Sunny Wayne, Babu Antony and Kannada actress Priyanka Thimmesh are also part of the supporting cast. Gokulam Gopalan of Sri Gokulam Films is producing this big budget movie.