Prithviraj will be playing the lead role in the biopic based on Freedom Fighter K Madhavan's life, directed by Ranjith. According to the reports, Prithviraj will play the character K Madhavan onscreen. Ranjith, who attended the inauguration of the 100th birthday celebrations of K Madhavan yesterday, revealed that his next movie will be a biopic based on his life.
Ranjith, who addressed the audience gathered in the event, revealed that he is deeply influenced by K Madhavan's autobiography, Oru Gandhian Communistinte Ormakal and handed over the book to Prithviraj. The director hinted that, Prithviraj has expressed his desire to be a part of the project after reading the book.
He also stated that the movie will be a joint production venture by him, Prof. Kunjiraman and K Madhavan's son Ajay kumar. Reportedly, Ranjith will announce the further details about the cast and crew of the movie, by the end of this week.
K Madhavan, is the popular freedom fighter and the only person alive, who participated in Salt Sathyagraha led by Mahatma Gandhi and Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, that ensured the temple entry for Hindus from all castes. He has also underwent imprisonment several times, during the Sathyagraha periods.