Prithviraj Sukumaran is undoubtedly one of the most talented and versatile actors of the Malayalam movie industry. He has always been very particular about choosing the characters which satisfy him creatively.
Interestingly, Prithviraj is the only actor of his generation, who received the opportunity to play several rea-life characters onscreen. The actor was lucky enough to portray the Father of Malayalam Cinema, JC Daniel on silver screen.
Here we present the 6 real-life characters played by and soon to be played by Prithviraj:
Prithviraj played Joseph, a role which is inspired by the real-life character Naxalite Varghese, in the movie. Thalappavu which dealt with the infamous Naxal Era (1970's), marked the directorial debut of Madhupal.
The actor played the Father Of Malayalam Cinema, JC Daniel in the movie, directed by Kamal. Prithviraj won his second Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor, for his performance in the movie.
Prithvi enacted the popular social activist cum politician BP Moideen in the recent movie Ennu Ninte Moideen. The actor was roped in to play the role, as he hugely resembles Moideen, in looks.
The actor is all set to play the real-life character Najeeb in Blessy's upcoming movie Aadujeevitham. Najeeb is a person who migrated to Saudi Arabia with big dreams and ended up as a slave in a goat farm.
If the reports are to be believed, Prithviraj will be portraying Lord Krishna in Hariharan's upcoming epic drama Syamanthakam. The actor is planning to learn martial arts and horse riding for the movie.
Pradeep Nair's Next
Prithvi is playing Saji, a real-life character in the upcoming movie directed by Pradeep Nair. Saji is a deaf-mute, who entered the Indian Book Of Records by constructing a helicopter on his own.