Mohanlal unveiled the first trailer of the upcoming movie, Kayamkulam Kochunni on Facebook on Monday.
Starring Nivin Pauly and Mohanlal, the film, Kayamkulam Kochunni, is based on the real-life legend known as the ‘Robin Hood of Kerala’.
Nivin plays the role of Kochunni in the movie. He was said to be active in central Travancore and was known for stealing from the bourgeoisie and giving it to the poor.
Mohanlal will be seen in an extended cameo as Ithikkara Pakki, a robber contemporary to Kochunni.
The movie is expected to be released during the Onam season of 2018, but the exact date is not revealed yet.
Directed by Rosshan Andrrews the movie is bankrolled by Gokulam Gopalan under the banner of Sree Gokulan movies.
Priya Anand, Priyanka Thimmesh, Sunny Wayne and Babu Antony are also part of the movie. The film is scripted by the duo Bobby and Sanjay and edited by A. Sreekar Prasad.