Director Sriprakash's Sultan, a campus love story based on a plot by Vinod Guruvayoor and Jayan Sivapuram, starring Nivedyam fame Vinu Mohan in the lead, will be released on 27th November, 2008.
Sultan revolves around Sivarajan (Vinu Mohan), a medical student who is already engaged to Nishitha, a junior student in the same campus. Sivarajan, only son of a teacher, comes from a rural background, while Nisthita is a modern city girl from the well-to-do family of a doctor couple.
With the knowledge and blessings of their parents, they have been maintaining a steady relationship for many years. Sivarajan also has got a gang of friends (Naufal, Vivek, Sunny and Praveen) known in the campus circuit as a five men army.
With the entrance of an abusive boy who often annoys Sivarajan"s fiancee, the film takes an interesting turn. Sivarajan often becomes quite disturbed and at regular intervals, he falls into some kind of curious problems because of this boy and of his own pet name 'Sultan'. How he finds out the root causes of all his troubles and how he overcomes them forms the rest of the plot.
The film has two fresh faces, Varada and Sarayu, in the female lead. It also features Lalu Alex, Vijayaraghavan, Shammy Thilakan, Geetha, Salimkumar, Shari, Kaviyoor Ponnama and Geetha in prominent roles. Camera is by P. Sukumar and editing by Ranjan Abraham. Lyrics, penned by Kaithapram and Lohidadas, are set to music by M. Jayachandran.
Produced by Gopi Manasseri under the banner of Abhirami Krishna Productions banner, Sultan is the third movie by Vinu Mohan, whose last film Cycle was a super hit. His upcoming project is Lavakumar 1984, produced by K. Prakash and directed by Jojo K. Varghese.