The acclaimed filmmaker-cum-editor-cum-writer Alphonse Puthren, best known for his work in critically acclaimed movies like Neram and Premam, has teamed up for the first time with the young and talented Mollywood actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who never stops to impress his fans with his excellent performance.
Gold, a movie that is billed as an action comedy, unites two major Mollywood filmmaking teams. The coming-of-age romantic drama Premam (2015), with Nivin Pauly and Sai Pallavi in the key roles, marked the filmmaker’s comeback to directing after a six-year absence.
The teaser for the movie was made public on March 22, 2022. The 2.5-minute teaser set a milestone by becoming the first Malayalam film teaser to receive more than 5 million views in just 20 hours after its debut.
A gang of young people got into difficulty when attempting to ransack a valuable object at night while using a vehicle. It then cuts to Prithviraj’s character Joshi S. catching them in the act, and a lengthy show-motion montage of him approaching the kids and kicking one of them follows. Additionally, Nayanthara as Sumangali Unnikrishnan may be seen eating popcorn out of a bowl while lounging on a couch.
You can watch the teaser:
GOLD RELEASE DATE
The movie is ready to release in theaters on 1 December 2022, You can book your ticket:
#Gold on Dec 1st!
— Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) November 28, 2022
GOLD STAR CAST
The film’s main character is played by National Award-winning actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who is now enjoying the success of his most recent Malayalam legal drama release, Jana Gana Mana, which has received both critical and commercial acclaim. He is portraying Joshi S., known as “Danger,” in the role.
The role of Sumangali Unnikrishnan is being played by Nayanthara, a female superstar, opposite Sukumaran. Her most recent appearance was in the Tamil romantic comedy movie Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kadhaal, starring Vijay Sethupathi and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Additionally, it features M.A. Shiyas as Baby Kunju, Justin John as J.J., and Faisal Muhammad as Faiz.
Other main actors who is playing the important role are Ajmal Ameer, Krishna Sankar, Shabareesh Varma, Chemban Vinod Jose, Vinay Forrt, Roshan Mathew, Mallika Sukumaran, Deepti Sati, Baburaj, Lalu Alex, Jagadish, Saiju Kurup, Suresh Krishna, Shanthi Krishna, Shammi Thilakan, Altaf Saleem, Prem Kumar, Sudheesh and Idavela Babu.
Alphonse Puthren worked on the editing, stunt choreography, visual effects, color grading, and animated titles of this action comedy in addition to writing and directing the movie.
Suriya Menon, the wife of Prithiviraj Sukumaran, is funding the movie through Prithviraj Productions, which is collaborating with Listin Stephen’s Magic Frames. The movie’s co-producer is Justin Stephen, while Naveen P. Thomas is the executive producer. Rajesh Murugesan created the music and original score for the movie, while Shabareesh Varma, who also appeared and sang in the songs, wrote the lyrics.