First look: Mohanlal as Ithikkara Pakki in Nivin Pauly’s Kayamkulam Kochunni

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Updated: February 16, 2018 12:08 pm

Mohanlal unveiled his look as Ithikkara Pakki from the upcoming film Kayamkulam Kochunni. This is truly a dream come true moment!!! Mohanlal, who has an interesting line up of films getting ready for release, joined the sets of Kayamkulam Kochunni earlier this week. (sic),” Nivin had said. “The charismatic Lalettan is joining the cast of Kayamkulam Kochunni for a role that can only be performed by the Complete Actor himself!! The shooting of the film, which is directed by Rosshan Andrrews, is reportedly happening in Mangalore. The upcoming film will narrate Kochunni’s Robin Hood-like adventures and also focus on other details in his life that inspired him to do things he did. #Ithikkarapakki #Kayamkulamkochunni
— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) February 15, 2018
Kayamkulam Kochunni is set in the 19th century and will narrate the story inspired by a legendary real-life thief Kayamkulam Kochunni. Nivin took training in Kerala’s traditional martial arts Kalaripayatt to play the 19th century highway robber. The entire cast and crew is absolutely delighted & thrilled to share the working space alongside him. Related News
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— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) February 16, 2018
It is for the first time, Mohanlal and Nivin will be sharing the screen space together in this film, which is scripted by Bobby and Sanjay. With short crop, handlebar moustache and beefed up physique, Nivin will sport a menacing look in the film.