Malayalam actor Prithviraj is making his directorial debut with Lucifer and starring in it will superstar Mohanlal in the lead role.
Announcing the film Prithviraj said in a facebook post “’LUCIFER’ starring The Lalettan (Mohanlal), written by Murali Gopy, produced by Aashirvad Cinemas will be my directorial debut... COMING SOON!”
Prithviraj, son of noted Malayalam actor, late Sukumaran, made his acting debut in 2002 in Nandanam, and has over 80 films to his credit, including Celluloid and Ennu Ninte Moideen.
Murali Gopy, who forayed into Malayalam cinema as an actor in 2004 in Lal Jose film Rasikan and has written and acted in acclaimed films Ee Adutha Kaalathu and Left Right Left, is the son of late national award-winning actor Gopi.
Mohanlal also stated in a post “Here I have a big news for my million splendid audience about my upcoming project.
“A big budget movie from Antony Perumbavoor, under the banner of Ashirvad Cinemas will see the collaboration of two icons of Malayalam film industry behind the camera for the first time,” he said.
Announcing the project, Murali Gopy said Lucifer will be his next film after Tiyaan and Kammarasambhavam.
“Its always been a dream to write for Lalettan and its double joy that Prithviraj Sukumaran was keen to direct it,” he stated.
Mohanlal’s Oppam (Together) directed by Priyadarshan and Prithviraj’s Oozham a revenge drama by Jeethu Joseph are both vying for viewers’ attention in theatres in Kerala during ongoing Onam festival season.