From the past few days, many media reported that Malayalam superstar Mohanlal will be playing an important role in Nivin Pauly’s upcoming film, Kayamkulam Kochunni. The film, tipped to be a period film has been directed by Roshan Andrews and bankrolled by Gokulam Gopalan.
And now, it has been confirmed that Lalettan is indeed a part of Kayamkulam Kochunni.
Nivin Pauly took to his Facebook page to confirm the update.
"And It’s confirmed!!! The charismatic Lalettan is joining the cast of Kayamkulam Kochunni for a role that can only be performed by the Complete Actor himself!! The entire cast and crew is absolutely delighted & thrilled to share the working space alongside him. This is truly a dream come true moment!!!", the Premam actor quoted.
Mohanlal will be seen portraying the role of Ithikara Pakki, who is known to be a close friend of Kayamkulam Kochunni. The role is said to be an extended cameo in the film.
The film, written by National award winning writer-duo Bobby and Sanjay is based on the famous highwayman Kayamkulam Kochunni, who was active in the 19th century in Travancore. The film stars Priya Anand in the female lead.