6 most anticipated upcoming Malayalam sequel movies
Looks like sequels are the new trendsetter in Mollywood. Many sequels including Punyalan Private Limited, Honey Bee 2 were released recently. Here is the list of 6 most anticipated sequel movies in Malayalam film industry.
With its announcement recently, Mammootty’s Bilal, which will be the second part of the cult classic movie Big B, instantly became the most anticipated movie of the season. Reportedly, few of the cast will be retained in the sequel. Many actors, including Dulquer Salmaan, Nivin Pauly, Kunchacko Boban, and Nazriya Nazim have expressed their excitement about the project. The movie will start rolling by next year.
2. Raja 2
Raja from the movie Pokkiri Raja is, obviously, one of the most celebrated characters in Mammootty’s entire film career. It was announced by Vysakh, after the release of his blockbuster movie Pulimurugan. As this is a movie from the Pulimurugan team, Malayalam film audience is much excited about the project. The movie is expected to go on floors by next year.
3. Aadu 2
Aadu, written and directed by Midhun Manuel Thomas, is one of the disastrous movies in the entire film career of Jayasurya. But, after the DVD release, it has garnered tremendous popularity among youngsters and the dress used by Shaji Pappan, played by Jayasurya in the movie became an iconic one. Now the movie is getting its sequel and it will hit the screen during the Christmas holidays.
4. Adi Kapyare Koottamani 2
The scenes at the tail end of Adi Kapyare Koottamani, which shows, Bhanu Prasad played by Dhyan Sreenivasan gets stuck in Adhishta Lakshmi played by Namitha Pramod’s house, which is a good hint for the sequel. Later, John Varghese, director of the movie, himself confirmed that there will be a second part of the film. The whole team will be reuniting once again for the sequel.
5. Thira 2
Thira, written and directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan, was actually announced as the first part of a trilogy. However, the second part of the movie didn’t go on floors till date. Recently, Dhyan Sreenivasan, who played the lead protagonist in Thira, stated that the second part will surely go on floors once they complete the script.
6. Lelam 2
Lelam, released in 1997 starring Suresh Gopi, is the movie that redefined the word ‘Mass’ in Malayalam. Recently, Renji Panicker, writer of the film, revealed that he is writing a script for the sequel and it will be directed by his son Nidhin Renji Panicker. The movie is expected to go on floors by next year. The only actor confirmed to return for the movie is none other than Suresh Gopi.
Apart from these, sequels including CBI 5, Theevram 2, CID Moosa from Scotland, Ee Parakkum Thalika 2, etc. are rumoured to be on the way.