one of the finest actors in the Malayalam film industry. He started
his career as a child artist in Vidarunna Mottukal and debuted as a
hero and a comedian with Siddeeq-Lal's blockbuster Ramji Rao
Speaking, then slowly mastered serious as well as powerful negative
roles. Now, after a gap of some years, he will be the hero of Kochi
Bava, to be directed by Iqbal, assistant of the hit directors Mani
Ratnam and P. Vasu.
In this film, Saikumar will portray Quader Ali Baba, a man who
lives only for the upliftment of the poor and suppressed. As a
result, he accumulates more and more enemies. The climax of the
movie shows how he overcomes the threats of his enemies who want
nothing less than the ultimate end of Ali Baba.
Iqbal assured that Saikumar's histrionics can be best exploited
with this character which demands an essential acting skill from
the actor. Saikumar will appear in four different style, with
'bulganin', shaven head, long beard and normal style.
Other cast members include Siddique, Ranjith, Devan, Mamu Koya,
Idavela Babu and others. The movie will be produced by Hari Das.
Shooting starts in the first week of October.