According to sources, Kunchacko Boban, grandson of legendary film producer and director Kunchacko, will be cast for the first time in a mature role in Gulumal in his career spanning more than 10 years. This film also has Jayasurya as one of its protagonists. Also in the cast are Jagathy, Suraj Venjaaramoodu, Salimkumar, Bijukuttan and others.
The film will be directed by ad maker V.K. Prakash and scripted by Y. Rajesh. V.K. Prakash was the director of Moonnamathoral (2006), Police (2005), Freaky Chakra (2003) and Mullavalliyum Thenmavum (2003). Anil Panachooraan has penned the lyrics and Manu Ramesh has scored the music.
It has been learnt that Gulumal will also mark the debut of lady cinematographer Fouzia Fatima in Malayalam. The shooting of Gulumal is expected to begin by the second week of May. More details about the film are awaited.
After an interval of two years, Kunchacko Boban, the young romantic Malayalam hero popularly known as Chackochan, recently made a comeback with Shafi's Christmas release Lollypop. Sadly, Lollypop failed to meet audience expectations. The latest news is that he will star in the upcoming Gulumal.