The poster was released on the actor's birthday by the director of the film, Srinath Rajendran, who had also directed Dulquer's first film 'Second Show'.

Title poster of Dulquer Salmaans Kurup released
Flix Mollywood Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 18:26

The title poster of Dulquer Salmaan's upcoming film Kurup was released on Saturday, July 28, which also happened to be the actor's birthday. 

"Happy birthday to one of the finest gentlemen I’ve known in a lifetime Mr Dulquer ‘Dynamic’ Salmaan. And here comes a small B’Day gift from our team. Unveiling the title poster of “The story of a masquerade," wrote Srinath Rajendran, the director of Kurup, on a Facebook post. 

Dulquer will be playing the real-life character of Sukumara Kurup, a most wanted criminal who disappeared after the murder of a man called Chacko in 1984. Interestingly, Adoor Gopalakrishnan's last film Pinneyum was also loosely based on the crime. 

Srinath Rajendran who directed Dulquer's first film Second Show will be working together with the actor after six years. The story is by Jithin K Jose, and the script written by Daniell Sayooj Nair and KS Aravind.  

Dulquer had confirmed the news over a year ago, when he unveiled the first look poster on Facebook. He wrote then: "So at long last. Nearly 6 years later I reunite with my brother Srinath Rajendran the director of my debut film Second Show for a very ambitious film. I think we've discussed this during Second Show. But I guess everything has its own time. Early 2018 we hope to go on the floors with this film. And it's something I'm super super thrilled about. Happy to share this with all of you." 

The actor is currently busy with the release of his first Hindi film, Karwaan, this week. 

Sukumara Kurup had allegedly burnt alive Chacko, a film representative, in a car. Investigations revealed that he wanted to fake his own death to gain from insurance. While he managed to escape and is still not traceable even after 33 years, his accomplices - driver Ponnappan and brother-in-law Bhaskar Pillai - were sentenced to life imprisonment. 

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