Dulquer Salmaan as the notorious criminal Sukumara Kuruppu

Dulquer Salmaan’s next movie is announced with no title nor production company details but with one tagline – ‘Dulquer Salmaan as Sukumara Kuruppu’. The expectation meter went high and various reports about the movie started to come from everywhere. The film is to be directed by Srinath Rajendran. Srinath is none other than the director of Dulquer Salmaan’s debut movie.

The untitled film is about the notorious criminal Sukumara Kuruppu! Everybody in Kerala knows about Sukumara Kuruppu. Even the smallest news about this missing man created huge buzz in 1980s and 90s. What is he famous for? Insurance fraud. He faked his own death for getting insurance but it failed during the investigation but police couldn’t arrest Sukumara Kuruppu. He is still missing. Sukumara Kurup allegedly committed the crime to fake his own death and claim an insurance amount of INR 800,000 (1984).

Sukumara Kurup is referred as the most wanted-criminal in Kerala. He is accused in the murder of Chacko, a film representative, in the year 1984. ‘This film delve deep into the life of Kuruppu’ says the director. The film is said to focus on the unknown and un-discussed side of Kuruppu. The film script is written by Jithin K Jose and Jishnu Sreekumar. It will be a direct biopic with authentic presentation of the character.

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