Malayalam actor-filmmaker Prithviraj Sukumaran is now thinking of donning a new hat. On Wednesday, the actor revealed that he is considering kickstarting the work on his next directorial soon. The actor revealed that his daughter Ally’s storyline inspired him to tell a story.
Prithviraj took to Twitter to share a picture of a slate that narrates a story set in the backdrop of World War 2. The story revolves around a father-son duo who live in America and how they later seek shelter at a refugee camp during the war. “This was the best storyline I heard during this lockdown. But since shooting this in the midst of a pandemic seemed an unlikely proposition, I chose another script. Yup. Thinking of getting behind the camera again. Details will follow soon,” Sukumaran wrote in his tweet.
Prithviraj Sukumaran was earlier expected to make a comeback as a director with the sequel of his 2019 directorial debut, Lucifer. The sequel of the film was announced earlier and it was revealed that the sebeen titled Empuraan, and Prithviraj is working on its script with writer Murali Gopy. The sequel is said to reveal the origin story of international crimelord Khureshi Ab’raam, played by Mohanlal. The film is expected to go on floors by the end of this year.
Prithviraj Sukumaran was shooting for director Shaji Kailas’ Kaduva when the industry came to a standstill due to the second wave of coronavirus. Meanwhile, producer Anto Joseph has confirmed that Prithviraj’s upcoming film Cold Case will release directly on an OTT platform. The buzz is that Prithviraj’s upcoming movies Kuruthi and Brahmam are also likely to go the OTT way.