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Arjun Ashokan’s Theeppori Benny gets a release date, to clash with his own film Chaaver

Starring Arjun Ashokan, Femina George and Aparna Balamurali, Theeppori Benny is helmed by Raajesh Mohan and Joji Thomas

Arjun Ashokan’s Theeppori Benny gets a release date, to clash with his own film Chaaver
Poster of Theeppori Benny

Last Updated: 10.34 AM, Sep 06, 2023


The makers of Arjun Ashokan’s upcoming comedy entertainer, Theeppori Benny, took to social media to announce its release date recently. The film will hit theatres on September 22.

Theeppori Benny is helmed by Raajesh Mohan and Joji Thomas, who had earlier worked in Biju Menon's Vellimoonga as associate director and scriptwriter, respectively. Similar to Vellimoonga, Theeppori Benny has also political elements and reportedly revolves around a father and his apolitical son. 

Arjun essays the titular character of Benny, the son of a political leader who has an aversion to politics. The posters of the film, which were released online, also hinted at a story set in a rural backdrop

Theeppori Benny's cast and crew

Femina George who essayed the character of Bruce Lee Biji in the globally acclaimed Malayalam superhero movie, Minnal Murali plays the female lead in Theeppori Benny. Veteran actor Jagadish, Aparna Balamurali, TG Ravi and Nisha Sarang are also part of the cast. Ajay Francis George cranked the camera for the film, which has Sooraj ES as its editor and Sreerag Saji as its composer. Sreerag had previously worked in Lijo Jose Pellissery's Churuli, which is streaming on Sony LIV.

Arjun Ashokan's upcoming releases

Theeppori Benny will also clash with another Arjun Ashokan-starrer – director Tinu Pappachan’s Chaaver. The film, which also has Kunchacko Boban and Antony Varghese, is slated to hit theatres on September 21. 

A poster of Chaaver
A poster of Chaaver

Chaaver is a political action-thriller, scripted by Joy Mathew known for Uncle and Shutter. Going by the motion posters, Arjun will be playing one of the most intense characters in his career in the film. The Romancham actor will be also seen in Resul Pookutty's directorial debut Otta, which has Asif Ali in the lead role. Otta based on true events and is scheduled to release on October 27.  

Arjun is currently filming Mammootty's Bramayugam, helmed by Bhoothakaalam director Rahul Sadasivan . Billed as a horror-thriller, Bramayugam also stars Sidharth Bharathan and Amalda Liz in prominent roles.

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