At a time when Sabarimala Temple in Kerala is making headlines in the backdrop of the standoff over the entry of women in menstrual age, actor and director Prithviraj has announced his next project titled “Ayyappan” through his official Facebook handle.
The movie will be directed by Shankar Ramakrishnan and will be produced under the banner of August Cinema.
“It’s been years..since Shankar first told me about this. And I’ve always dreamt of this taking off one day! Finally..#Ayyappan”, the actor wrote. He also shared a poster of the movie.
Prithviraj’s next film to release will be the sci-fi thriller titled 9. He is currently busy with his debut directorial Lucifer, which has Mohanlal in the lead role. One of the most expected films in Mollywood, the film also stars Manju Warrier, Indrajith Sukumaran, Vivek Oberoi and Tovino Thomas in pivotal roles.