Vivek Oberoi’s character in the film Lucifer has been released along with his look on a Facebook post. This would be the Bollywood star’s debut in Malayalam cinema.
Lucifer, the first film directed by actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, has a bunch of stars from various languages, each of whose character posters have been revealed one after another on Facebook, as part of the movie’s promotions. Mohanlal plays the lead.
Vivek is playing Bobby, the poster reveals and he wears the formal clothes of a businessman, unlike quite a few other male characters shown wearing the khaddar of a politician. It was earlier reported that the actor plays the main antagonist in the film.
Vivek has said in an earlier interview that though he was offered a role in Malayalam films several times before, he did not accept it as nothing was interesting enough to grab his attention.
Lucifer is currently in the post production stage and is gearing up for release on the 28th of this month. The film has been censored with no cuts, revealed another Facebook post made a few hours ago.
Very little details about the film have been revealed so far to keep up the suspense factor intact, say sources.
Apart from Mohanlal and Vivek, Lucifer has in its cast, Manju Warrier, Tovino Thomas and Indrajith, in pivotal roles. Those in the supporting roles include Kalabhavan Shajon, Sai Kumar, Saniya Iyappan, director Fazil, Sunil Sughatha, Thara Kalyan, Praveena Thomas, Nyla Usha and Mala Parvathy.
The technical crew of the film comprises Sujith Vaassudev for cinematography and Samjith for editing while Stephen Devassy is in charge of the music composition. Veteran writer and actor Murali Gopy has penned the script for Lucifer which is touted to be a political thriller. Mohanlal plays the politician Stephen Nedumballi. The film is produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner Aashirvad Cinemas.
Besides Lucifer, Vivek Oberoi also has the Kannada movie Rustum in his kitty. The film will mark the directorial debut of Ravi Varma and will be produced by Jayanna and Bhogendra under the banner of Jayanna Combines. The film features Shivrajkumar, Vivek Oberoi, Shraddha Srinath, Rachita Ram, and Mayuri Kyatari in the lead roles.
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