Churuli directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery is getting ready for release. The film is set to release on November 19 on the OTT platform Sony live. Sony has released the trailer for the film with the release date as well.
Sony Live is releasing a different version of Chruli than the one prepared for the IFFK audience.
Churuli bases the story written by Vinoy Thomas. Noted short story writer and novelist S Harish wrote the screenplay for the film. Madhu Neelakanthan pans the camera for the film. Lijo Pellissery’s Movie Monastery, Chemboski, and Opus Penta produced the film.
The trailer hints that Chemban Vinod Jose and Vinay Fort will be coming to a very special place. This is a search of a character who is supposedly stuck in a time loop. The two-minute-long trailer shows the mysterious forest and the people stuck in horror and mystery. The trailer develops as the journey in search of the character unfolds. A lady begins the trailer by reciting a folk tale. It's the story of a forest phantom who enjoys leading people astray. Perumadan is the name of the phantom. A brahmin goes out on a mission to capture Perumadan but falls prey to Perumadan's deception. And he's completely unaware of it.
Most of the scenes in Chruli are shot in the woods. The film stars Vinay Fort and Chemban Vinod Jose in the lead roles. The other stars are Jojo George, Saubin Shahir, and Jafar Idukki.