Kumaran, one of the finest directors of the Malayalam film
industry, is ready with his new film, Akashgopuram. Set
against the background of suburban London, the film is an
adaptation of renowned Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play
'The Master Builder'.
Medient Corp. is producing the film starring Mohanlal as an
architect Halvard Solness renamed as Albert Samson in this film.
Others in the cast include Shwetha Menon, Geethu Mohandas,
Sreenivasan, Bharat Gopi and Manoj K. Jayan.
K.P. Kumaran has given us several nationally and
internationally-recognized films like Athithi (1974),
Rugmini (1988), and Thotram (2000). His
documentary, The Rock won the gold medal at the Asia Film Festival;
Rugmini won the National Award for Best Film in Malayalam in 1988.
He also directed Neram Pularumbol, starring Mohanlal and Mammootty
in the lead.