Kurup Movie (2021):
Kurup is a Malayalam biographical crime thriller film based on fugitive Sukumara Kurup. Produced by Dulquer Salmaan, directed by Srinath Rajendran and written by K. S. Aravind, Daniel Sayooj Nair, and Jithin K. Jose.
t stars Dulquer Salmaan in the title role with an ensemble cast including Indrajith Sukumaran, Shine Tom Chacko, Sunny Wayne, Sobhita Dhulipala, Bharath, Tovino Thomas, Shivajith, Vijayaraghavan, Saiju Kurup, and Anupama Parameswaran.
Kurup was theatrically released on 4 November 2021, during Diwali, and was released in Malayalam along with dubbed versions in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Kannada. Kurup received critical acclaim with praise for the score, production design, characterization and performances (particularly Salmaan, Sukumaran and Chacko). A critical and commercial success, it grossed over ₹100 crore (US$13 million) worldwide and is among the highest-grossing Malayalam films of all time.
Kurup Movie Information:
|Release Date||12 November 2021 (India)|
|Running Time||2hr 35min|
Shine Tom Chacko
|Directed by||Srinath Rajendran|
|Written by||K. S. Aravind|
Daniel Sayooj Nair
Jithin K. Jose
|Screenplay by||K. S. Aravind|
Daniel Sayooj Nair
|Story by||Jithin K. Jose|
|Produced by||Dulquer Salmaan|
|Cinematography by||Nimish Ravi|
|Edited by||Vivek Harshan|
|Music by||Sushin Shyam|
|Production Company||Wayfarer Films|
M Star Entertainments
|Distributed by||Wayfarer Films (Malayalam)|
Dream Warrior Pictures (Tamil)
Aditi Enterprises (Telugu and Kannada)
UFO Moviez (Hindi)
|Box Office Collection||₹112 crore (estimated)|
Kurup Movie Trailer:
Kurup Movie Storyline:
From the moment he knows the secret liquor trading from air force base, he started to think about more con ideas , his greed grew bigger and bigger until he murder a innocent man for conning huge amount from his boss and became India’s one of the most wanted fugitive.
Kurup Movie Cast and Characters:
- Dulquer Salmaan as Sudhakara Kurup / Gopi Krishnan / Alexander Gelmosby
- Indrajith Sukumaran as SP Krishna Das IPS (retd), former DYSP
- Shine Tom Chacko as Bhasi Pillai/Pillaichan
- Sunny Wayne as Peter George
- Bharath as Izaakh
- Sobhita Dhulipala as Sharadamma / Sharadha Kurup
- Tovino Thomas as Charlie (Based on chacko)
- Anupama Parameswaran as Cicily, Charlie’s wife
- Krrish S. Kumar as SI Joseph
- Shivajith Padmanabhan as Sabu
- Vijaykumar Prabhakaran as Ponnachan
- Saiju Kurup as CI Praveen Chandran
- P. Balachandran as Gopalakrishna Pillai
- Sadiq Muhammed as SP Kabeer IPS (the old day cop)
- Sudheesh Sudhakaran as Royichan
- Jithu Thomas Kavalackal as Kurup’s Friend
- Vijayaraghavan as Shivashankaran Pillai, Kurup’s father
- M. R. Gopakumar as Charlie’s father (Cameo appearance)
- Kunchan as Vijayan
- Surabhi Lakshmi as Maniyamma
- Neeraja Rajendran as Vijayan’s wife
- Walid Riachy as Prince Walid
- George Abraham as Anoop, Air Force Officer
- Maya Menon as Gomathi, Kurup’s mother
- Hareesh Kanaran as Police Constable Vishwambaran
- Anand Bal as Constable Soman
- Bibin Perumbillikunnel as Dominic
- Shaju Sreedhar as Santhosh, Maniyamma’s Husband
- Nayana Eza as a Airhostess
Interesting Facts About Kurup Movie:
- In mid-2018, Dulquer Salmaan announced the title of the film through social media.
- Srinath Rajendran stated that it took five years of research to get the film on the floors.
- Principal photography began on 1 September 2019 with a customary pooja function held at Palakkad, Kerala.
- The entire production process took six months with the shoot alone taking up 105 days. The locations include Kerala, Mumbai, Dubai, Mangalore, Mysuru, Gujarat, and Ahmedabad.
- Indrajith Sukumaran joined set the sets on 7 September 2019. Sobhita Dhulipala joined the sets on 21 September 2019.In mid-November 2019, Dulquer Salmaan joined the shooting in Dubai.
- Filming was wrapped on 23 February 2020.
- Kurup became the first Indian film to have non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles.
- Kurup is among the highest-grossing Malayalam films of all time.