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Kaduva: Vivek Oberoi to play a villain again in a Malayalam drama starring Prithviraj Sukumaran

Prithviraj Sukumaran is currently shooting for the second schedule of Shaji Kalias' drama Kaduva, which also stars Arjun Ashokan and Samyuktha Menon

Akhila Damodaran
Nov 10, 2021
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Vivek Oberoi in Kaduva

It seems like Vivek Oberoi quite enjoys doing negative roles in Malayalam cinema. After his successful antagonist role in the Mohanlal starrer Lucifer, he is back to don the villain look for another Malayalam film Kaduva. Helmed by Shaji Kailas, Kaduva will feature Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead role of Kaduvakkunnel Kuruvachan. 

Sharing a working still from the film Kaduva, Prithviraj Sukumaran tagged Vivek Oberoi saying he is eagerly waiting for his antagonist. The still features Prithviraj in a fight with police personnel while he awaits his villain. He took to Instagram and wrote: "Waiting for the antagonist be like…! @vivekoberoi Game on! 🤜 #KaduvakunnelKuruvachan @kaduvathefilm"

Check out the post here:

Vivek Oberoi too tweeted a post showing his look from the film. He is seen standing next to a jeep in a brown shirt and black pants holding a clapperboard. Check out the post here: 

The film is written by Jinu Abraham. Touted to be a mass entertainer, the film is currently in production. The film is reportedly set in the 90s and also features Arjun Ashokan, Samyuktha Menon, Vijayaraghavan, Sudev Nair and Siddique in pivotal roles. The confrontation between Mundakkayam-based rubber planter Kuruvachan and the police force is a pivotal element that drives the story. In the working still shared earlier by the actor, he can be seen bashing the cops and beating them black and blue.

Prithviraj will be collaborating with Shaji again after their film together, Simhasanam. The film is co-produced by Prithviraj Productions and Listin Stephen’s Magic Frames. Abhinandan Ramanujan is the cinematographer, and Shammer Muhammed is the editor of the film. Jakes Bejoy will be scoring the music for the action drama. Reports suggest that the film will be released on Eid next year.

Meanwhile, Prithviraj has completed the shoot of his directorial Bro Daddy starring Mohanlal. It is expected to be an OTT release. He has also completed the shoot for Alphonse Puthren’s Gold alongside Nayanthara. After wrapping up Kaduva, he will be shooting for Dijo Jose Antony’s Jana Gana Mana.


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