Thuramukham, the upcoming period-political thriller is one of the most awaited films of Malayalam cinema in 2020. The highly anticipated project, which marks the first collaboration of Nivin Pauly and cinematographer-filmmaker Rajeev Ravi, has been making headlines lately with its impressive posters. Here are some exciting details about Nivin Pauly and Joju George's characters in Thuramukham.
As per the reports, Nivin Pauly is appearing in the role of Moidu, a port-labourer who is based on Mattanchery. The actor is said to be appearing in a never-seen-before avatar in the Rajeev Ravi directorial. The second official poster, which revealed Nivin's look in Thuramukham, had recently gone viral on social media.
Joju George, on the other hand, is appearing as the father of Moidu, the character played by Nivin Pauly. The talented actor has earlier teamed up with Nivin for several popular films including Neram, 1983, Action Hero Biju, and so on. Joju's character was originally written for Biju Menon, but the actor later walked out of the project due to undisclosed reasons.
Poornima Indrajith, the popular actress-television presenter who made her comeback to films after a long back, is playing the role of Moidu's mother in the Rajeev Ravi directorial. Arjun Ashokan, the young actor essays the role of his younger brother. Indrajith Sukumaran is playing another pivotal role in the movie. As per the reports, Indrajith's character in Thuramukham is based on a real-life character.
Thuramukham, which is the fourth directorial venture of cinematographer-director Rajeev Ravi, is based on KM Chidambaram's popular play of the same name. The Nivin Pauly starrer is scripted by Gopan Chidamabaram, the popular writer and son of KM Chidambaram. The movie will feature Sudev Nair, Manikandan Achari, Darshana Rajendran, etc., in the supporting roles.
Rajeev Ravi, the director himself handles the cinematography of the movie. Thuramukham is produced by Sukumar Thekkepat under the banner Thekkepat Films. The shooting of the project is currently put on hold due to the coronavirus threat.