The much-loved and iconic Mohanlal is beyond the shadow of a doubt one of the most revered and sought after stars in Malayalam cinema today. During his long and eventful career, the National award winner has won the love of fans courtesy his impressive personality, gripping performances, and remarkable range as a performer. Moreover, over the years, he has been a part of several all-time classics and proved that he is well and truly is greatness personified.
Now, he is in the news for an awesome reason. As it so happens, ‘Lalettan’ just joined the sets of Kayamkulam Kochunni and gave his fans a reason to rejoice. As expected, the film’s leading man Nivin Pauly was thrill by this and posted some photos from the sets. In them, he can be seen welcoming the ‘Complete Actor’ win a warm way and kickstarting a new journey.
— Nivin Pauly (@NivinOfficial) February 14, 2018
In case you did not know, Kayamkulam Kochunni is a period drama and is based on the life of a highwayman. The film originally had Amala Paul as the female lead but she opted out and was replaced by actor Priya Anand. Talking about the film. The Ezra star had said that her character is quite relatable.
“The best thing about working in a Malayalam film is that the characters are so real one need not really have to try and get into the world. They’re so real; you can immediately connect with them. Although the story is set in 19th century, everything my character goes through happens even today. It was easier for me to connect. The challenging part was picking up the language, the dialect to be precise because it’s a period film,” she had told a website.
On a related note, this is a busy time for Mohanlal. Besides Kayamkulam Kochunni, he also has Odiyan and Neerali in his kitty.