Finally, the releasing date of the much anticipated movie Peruchazhi has been revealed. As per the latest reports, the movie will be releasing on August 29. Starring Mohanlal in the lead, the movie is touted to be a political satire.
Peruchazhi is directed by Arun Vaidhyanathan. Though a
Malayali, he has done most of his movies in Tamil. So, Peruchazhi
is more likely to get its Tamil remake too and rumours are doing
rounds that Kamal Hassan will play the lead in the
Tamil remake. This news is yet to be confirmed.
Apart from Mohanlal, the movie will also see Mukesh, Baburaj, Aju
Varghese, Sandra Thomas, Vijay Babu, Shankar
Ramakrishnan, Sean James Sutton, Ramesh Pisharody, Ragini
Nandhawani, Andrea Jeremiah and Poonam Bajwa and many others in
supporting roles. The shooting which was progressing at Sacred
Heart College, Thevara in Ernakulam, wrapped up on 5 July.
According to reports, Peruchazhi tells the story about two
friends - Viswanathan (Mohanlal) and Minister Raghavan (Mukesh).
Both are good friends but, they are rivals when it comes to
politics. Viswanathan is an aspiring politician who is popular as
The twist begins when Vishwanathan is sent to the US. He is
illiterate in English. He is sent during the gubernatorial election
with the mission of raising the political graph of a politician who
failed to keep his promise to his people. The film then progress
showing how Vishwanathan struggles to finish his duty and how he
survives in the US without knowing the language there. The
political thriller movie shows the political conditions of both
America and India in a satirical way.
Peruchazhi is produced by Sandra Thomas and Vijay Babu under the banner Friday Film House. Rumours also claim that the movie will soon be remade into Telugu and Hindi as well.