The shooting of Kayamkulam Kochunni, directed by Rosshan Andrrews, has started rolling today (Oct 1). Nivin Pauly plays the title character in the film.
The hero posted pictures from the film’s pooja on Facebook with the note: “It's a blessing to play on screen the life of Kerala's most celebrated Robin Hood! I am keenly looking forward for it!”
Kayamkulam Kochunni has been scripted by Bobby-Sanjay.
There was an earlier film with the same title, directed by P A Thomas with Sathyan in the
lead, which came out n 1966 about the local hero from Kerala’s history, who used to rob the rich and give to the poor. A popular Malayalam TV serial was also made on Kochunni.