Dileep, the Janapriyanayakan of Malayalam cinema is all set to join hands with popular film producer Gokulam Gopalan, for the upcoming project Khalasi. The actor himself announced the project through his official social media pages recently, by releasing the official title poster of Khalasi. The Dileep starrer is directed by newcomer Mithilaj.
If the latest reports are to be believed, Khalasi is a historical drama that revolves around the life of Mappila Khalasis of Malabar, Kerala. The sources suggest that some of the most popular faces of teh South Indian film industry will be featured in the star cast of the Dileep starrer, which is being made as one of the most expensive projects ever made in Malayalam cinema.
Reportedly, the pre-production activities of the movie have been progressing on full swing. The first schedule shooting of the Mithilaj directorial will start rolling in Kozhikode, once the lockdown restrictions are lifted. More details regarding the female lead and the rest of the star cast of the highly anticipated project are expected to be revealed very soon.
Khalasi, which is jointly scripted by director Mithilaj, along with Anuroop Koyilandi and Satheesh, will mark Dileep's first collaboration with the popular producer Gokulam Gopalan. The historical drama will mark the comeback of Gopalan's home production banner Sree Gokulam Movies International, after the huge success of teh Nivin Pauly starrer Kayamkulam Kochunni.
Coming to director Mithilaj, the aspiring filmmaker is highly popular among the television audiences, as the creator of some of the most popular shows of the Malayalam television. The filmmaker himself has developed the story idea of Khalasi, which is expected to have the lead actor Dileep in a never seen before avathar.