Kurup (film)

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Kurup is an upcoming Malayalam crime drama film directed by Srinath Rajendran and stars Dulquer Salmaan in the titular role of Sukumara Kurup, one of the most wanted criminals of Kerala.[2] Kurup is scripted by Daniell Sayooj Nair and KS Aravind while Jithin K Jose has penned the story. The film explores the original criminal incident that happened in Kerala during 80's by Sukumara Kurup,a wanted criminal.[3]


  • Dulquer Salmaan as Sukumara Kurup
  • Indrajith Sukumaran as DYSP Haridas
  • Sunny Wayne
  • Shine Tom Chacko
  • Sobhita Dhulipala
  • Surabhi Lakshmi
  • Krrish Menon
  • Maya Menon



Kurup marks the second collaboration of Dulquer Salmaan and Srinath Rajendran after 7 years of their debut film Second Show.[4] Srinath Rajendran through his facebook announced that he and his team have been working on this project for last five years before the announcement of the film.[5] The title poster of the film was released on 28 July 2018. Indrajith Sukumaran was roped in to play an important role of a police officer in the movie.[6] Sobhita Dhulipala was roped in to play the female lead.[7][8]


Kurup began principal photography on 1 September 2019 in Palakkad, Kerala.[9] Indrajith Sukumaran joined the sets of Kurup from 7 September 2019.[10] Shobitha Dhulipala joined the crew on 18 September 2019.[11] First schedule of the film was completed on 22 September 2019.[12]


The music and background score is composed by Sushin Shyam.[13]


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  2. ^ "Dulquer Salmaan's new film with Srinath Rajendran titled 'Kurup' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  3. ^ "After multiple delays, Dulquer Salmaan starts work on 'Kurup'". The Week. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Kurup: Dulquer Salmaan's dream project begins after five years of groundwork". in.com. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Title poster of Dulquer Salmaan's Kurup released". The Newsminute. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Confirmed! Indrajith Sukumaran joins Dulquer Salmaan starrer 'Kurup' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Sobhita Dhulipala in Dulquer Salmaan's 'Kurup'". Sify. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Sobhita Dhulipala joins Kurup". Deccan Chronicle. 18 September 2019. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  9. ^ "കുറുപ്പ് ആയി ദുല്‍ഖർ; പൂജ വിഡിയോ". www.manoramaonline.com. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  10. ^ www.thenewsminute.com https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/indrajith-joins-sets-dulquer-s-kurup-108546. Retrieved 10 September 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. ^ "Sobhita Dhulipala joins Dulquer Salmaan in true-crime film Kurup". Hindustan Times. 18 September 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  12. ^ "First schedule of Dulquer Salmaan-starrer 'Kurup' wrapped up". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  13. ^ "Indrajith joins the sets of Dulquer's Kurup". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 25 September 2019.

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