Kochi: Muthoon, the Elder One; the much-talked about movie in Malayalam premiered at the Toronto International film festival and is finally getting its World Television Premiere on ZEE Keralam this 26th July at 7 PM. The movie is directed by national award-winning director and actress, Geethu Mohandas in which young star Nivin Pauly plays the male lead. The world television premiere of the show comes when Nivin enjoys his glorious 10 years in the Malayalam industry. The actor, through his social media handle, has personally requested his fans and TV viewers to not miss the TV premiere of his movie in ZEE Keralam.
Muthoon has been widely acclaimed in theatres and among critics for its brilliant portrayal of a unique narrative. Nivin has also been praised for his role as Akbar, who has to quit his island life as a fisherman due to a tragic incident and is forced to become a Bhai in the underbellies of Mumbai. A younger brother of Akbar, Mulla comes in search of his brother to Mumbai from the remote islands of Lakshadweep. Whether Akbar finds out who Mulla actually is forms the crux of the story.
Muthoon also saw the ace Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap debuting as a co-writer in Malayalam. Most of the Mumbai dialects are penned by Kashyap who is also a producer in the movie. The movie has dialogues in Malayalam, Hindi and also in the local Lakshadweep dialect, Jesari. A wide ensemble cast includes Roshan Mathew, Shashank Arora, Shobhita Dhuipala, Melissa Raju Thomas and many others.
ZEE Keralam has said that the film Muthoon is a much-awaited movie to come in the television after it had a marvellous run in the theatres. It also is a major Malayalam movie making a grand television premiere after the lockdown.
The movie comes on ZEE Keralam at a time when the actor Nivin Pauly is celebrating a decade in the industry. ZEE Keralam sees the telecast as both a dedication to the actor and a treat for the Malayalam audience who love and appreciate cinema with strong and in-depth content. Muthoon airs on ZEE Keralam this Sunday at 7 PM.