Kurup is Dulquer Salmaan's most expensive film till date
The true-crime period film chronicles the daring escapades of infamous criminal Sukumara Kurup who still remains absconding
The makers of Dulquer Salmaan's Kurup have released the second look poster of the film on the occasion of Eid. The film, which is backed by Dulquer's home banner Wayfarer Films and M-Star Entertainments, was supposed to hit theatres this month but was postponed due to the pandemic.
Sharing the poster, Dulquer wrote, "In an ideal world, today the film would have released in theatres all over. But guess we will have to make do with a poster release."
As per the makers, the film has been made for a budget of Rs 35 crore, making it Dulquer's most expensive film to date. The true-crime period film chronicles the daring escapades of infamous criminal Sukumara Kurup who still remains absconding. Dulquer plays the eponymous character while Indrajith Sukumaran plays a police officer.
Sobhita Dhulipala plays the female lead, and the rest of the cast includes names like Sunny Wayne, Shine Tom Chacko, Shivajith Padmanabhan, Vijayaraghavan, P Balachandran and Surabi Lakshmi.
The entire production process took six months, with the shoot alone taking up 105 days. The locations include Kerala, Mumbai, Dubai, Mangalore, Mysore, and Ahmedabad. The dubbing process has been completed already.
Kurup is helmed by Srinath Rajendran, who previously directed Dulquer's acting debut, Second Show. Daniell Sayooj Nair and KS Aravind have penned the screenplay and dialogues from a story by Jithin K Jose.
Nimish Ravi (Luca) is the director of photography and Vivek Harshan (Varathan) is handling editing duties. Sushin Syam (Kumbalangi Nights) has worked on the music and score. The production design is by Vinesh Banglan (Kammara Sambavam).