Last Updated: 09.15 AM, Jun 03, 2022
Prithviraj Sukumaran's upcoming releases
Prithviraj Sukumaran will be hoping to continue his successful run at the box office as well on the OTT platforms. He has already begun 2022 with Jana Gana Mana, his first theatrical release since the pandemic. The movie, which is streaming on Netflix, has gone on to be a superhit and completed his hat-trick of hits in theatres with Driving Licence and Ayyappanum Koshiyum. And looking at the list of his upcoming releases that has him collaborating with filmmakers such as KGF’s Prashanth Neel, Shaji Kailas and Alphonse Puthren, there seems to be no stopping Prithviraj this year. Here’s a look at some of his exciting upcoming films:
Prithviraj returns to ‘mass’ action genre with Kaduva
Prithviraj will be hoping to follow up the success of Jana Gana Mana with Shaji Kailas’ Kaduva, which is a ‘mass’ action entertainer. The movie, which will hit theatres on June 30, has Prithviraj playing a rubber planter who locks horns with the police force.
Prithviraj plays a thug in Kaapa
Prithviraj will be seen playing a Thiruvananthapuram-based goon in Kaapa, which also has Manju Warrier, Asif Ali and Anna Ben. The movie, which is set to go on floors in June, will again be directed by Shaji Kailas and is scripted by GR Indugopan.
Prithviraj and Nayanathara star in Alphonse Puthren’s Gold
Prithviraj will play the male protagonist in Premam director Alphonse Puthren’s comeback film Gold, which will also see him team up with Nayanthara for the first time. The duo had previously acted in a song in Twenty-20. Gold also has an ensemble cast featuring Chemban Vinod, Lalu Alex, Roshan Mathew and Deepti Sati.
Prithviraj will complete shooting Aadujeevitham in June
Prithviraj will finally complete the shoot of Blessy’s big budget Aadujeevitham in June 2022. The movie, which has been in the making since 2008, first went on floors four years ago. Based on Benyamin’s eponymous novel, the film revolves around a Malayali who gets stranded in the deserts of Saudi Arabia and is forced to work as a goat herder.
Prithviraj will play a sandalwood smuggler in Vilayath Buddha
Based on GR Indugopan’s novel, the film, helmed by Jayan Nambiar, will have Prithviraj playing the role of a sandalwood smuggler who challenges his teacher. The story of egos and valour was initially set to be helmed by the late director Sachy, who had previously directed Anarkali and Ayyappanum Koshiyum.
Prithviraj to join Prashanth Neel and Prabhas in Salaar
Prithviraj recently confirmed that he has been approached to be part of KGF director Prashanth Neel’s Salaar, which has Prabhas in the lead. The team will be working out Prithviraj’s dates in June. The actor said that it’s a big commitment as it’s a massive film and he is excited to be part of it.
Prithviraj Sukumaran in a promo still from Kaaliyan
Prithviraj will also be shooting for the much-awaited period film Kaaliyan this year. Its director S Mahesh told OTTplay that the movie has been designed as an epic thriller and has a cast list featuring actors from all industries. The actor plays lead role of a warrior and confidante of Iravikutti Pillai, the commander in chief of the Venad kingdom in the film set in the 17th century.
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