“King of Kotha” is a movie that movie fans can’t wait to see. This movie promises to be a great time at the movies, with lots of drama, action, and mystery. In this article, we’ll talk about when “King of Kotha” will come out and tell you everything you need to know about this much-anticipated movie.
About King of Kotha
King of Kotha, also known as KOK, is a planned Indian gangster movie in the Malayalam language. It is directed by Abhilash Joshiy, who is making his first film as a director, and made by Wayfarer Films and Zee Studios. The movie’s main characters are played by Dulquer Salmaan and Aishwarya Lekshmi. Nimish Ravi is in charge of the film’s photography. Jakes Bejoy wrote the film’s score, and he and Shaan Rahman each wrote one of the songs.
King of Kotha Release Date
Dulquer Salmaan’s historical action movie will have a big debut in theatres during the Onam holiday in 2023. The movie got a confirmed release date of 24 August 2023 during Onam. Sources close to the project also say that the Abhilash Joshiy-directed movie might have one of the biggest debuts in the history of Malayalam film, with a record number of screens around the world.
The movie was first talked about in July 2021. The main filming started in September 2022 and was done in February 2023. The preview for the movie will be shown for the first time on Bakrid 2023.
King of Kotha: Cast
In King Of Kotha, Aishwarya Lekshmi plays the female lead opposite Dulquer Salmaan. This is the first time in her career that she has shared the screen with the actor. Samyuktha Menon, Shabeer Kallarackal, Chemban Vinod Jose, Nyla Usha, Gokul Suresh, Shanthi Krishna, Sudhi Koppa, Senthil Krishna, and others play supporting parts. Ritika Singh, a well-known actor, will show up in the movie during a song scene.
Who Will Be the Villian in King of Kotha?
It was said earlier that King Of Kotha will have a very strong villain with a great character arc and a lot of room to perform. Now, the latest news confirms that the skilled Tamil actor Prasanna is returning to Malayalam movies by playing the bad guy in Dulquer Salmaan’s movie. Sources close to the film King Of Kotha also say that the actor plays a police officer in the movie, which is the first time he has worked on a movie with Dulquer.
For those who don’t know, Dulquer Salmaan’s father, megastar Mammootty, and King Of Kotha director Abhilash Joshiy’s father, veteran filmmaker Joshiy, have worked together on some of the biggest hits in the Malayalam film industry, such as New Delhi, Dhruvam, Ee Thanutha Veluppankaalathu, and many others5. If that’s the case, the period action movie will be the first time that Mammootty and Joshiy’s kids, who have been friends since they were young, work together on a job.
Production and Filming
The movie and its title were revealed on Dulquer Salmaan’s 35th birthday, July 28, 2021. Salmaan, who plays a gangster in the movie, said, “King of Kotha will have all these things that could make the audience happy: perfectly timed clap points, catchy songs, and elevation sequences.”
He also said that this is a dream project for him and his childhood friend Abhilash Joshiy, who is the son of the famous filmmaker Joshiy. They have been looking for the right project to work on together for a few years.
It was written by Abhilash N. Chandran, who also worked on Porinju Mariam Jose (2019). In an interview in October 2022, Salmaan said, “It’s an action crime noir film set in a made-up town. It’s interesting because I don’t usually watch movies like this very often. But I found a middle ground. I think it’s interesting and well-written, but it’s also a very popular gangster story.
Movie fans who want to see an exciting crime drama can’t wait for “King of Kotha” to come out. The film is a potential addition to the genre because it has a gripping plot, a talented cast, and careful production. Fans are counting down the days until they can see how the “King of Kotha” rose to power and fell from it on the big screen.
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