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Vaariyamkunnan: Prithviraj and Aashiq Abu team up for a period flick!

Monday, June 22, 2020 • Malayalam Comments

Vaariyamkunnan: Prithviraj and Aashiq Abu team up for a period flick!

Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran and director Aashiq Abu are set to team up for the first time ever for an epic period film. Titled Vaariyamkunnan, the upcoming movie is based on the 1921 Malabar revolution. Prithviraj will essay the title role of Variyan Kunnathu Kunjahammed Haji, who was the leader of Malabar Rebellion against the British, in the historic film.

Announcing the news, Prithviraj took to his Instagram page to write, "He stood up against an empire that ruled a quarter of the world. Etched out his own country with an army that waged a never before war against the British. Though history was burned and buried, the legend lived on! The legend of a leader, a soldier, a patriot. A film on the man who became the face of the 1921 Malabar revolution. #Vaariyamkunnan. Filming begins in 2021. On the 100th anniversary. #1921 #MalabarRevolution #1921Revolution #CompassMovies #OPMcinemas @Vaariyamkunnan".

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Muhsin Parari, co-writer of Aashiq Abu's previous films Virus and Sudani from Nigeria, will be co-directing the movie. scripted by Harshad and Rameez, the movie will go floors next year, which marks to be the 100th anniversary of the revolution.

Produced bu Zikandar and Moideen under the banner of Compass Movies Ltd, the movie has cinematography by Shyju Khalid and editing by Saiju Sreedharan.

 

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ലോകത്തിന്റെ നാലിലൊന്ന് ഭാഗവും അടക്കി ഭരിച്ചിരുന്ന ബ്രിട്ടീഷ് സ്വാമ്രാജ്യത്തിനെതിരെ യുദ്ധം ചെയ്ത് ‘മലയാളരാജ്യം’ എന്ന സ്വതന്ത്ര രാഷ്ട്രം സ്ഥാപിച്ച വാരിയംകുന്നത്ത്‌ കുഞ്ഞഹമ്മദ് ഹാജിയുടെ ചരിത്രം ഞങ്ങൾ സിനിമയാക്കുന്നു. ആസൂത്രിതമായി മറവിയിലേക്ക് തള്ളപ്പെട്ട മലബാർ വിപ്ലവ ചരിത്രത്തിന്റെ നൂറാം വാർഷികത്തിൽ (2021) ചിത്രീകരണം ആരംഭിക്കുന്നു. He stood up against an empire that ruled a quarter of the world. Etched out his own country with an army that waged a never before war against the British. Though history was burned and buried, the legend lived on! The legend of a leader, a soldier, a patriot. A film on the man who became the face of the 1921 Malabar revolution. #Vaariyamkunnan. Filming begins in 2021. On the 100th anniversary. #1921 #MalabarRevolution #1921Revolution #CompassMovies #OPMcinemas @Vaariyamkunnan

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