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 Peruchazhi.
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.