A sequel to the super hit Mammootty starrer Samrajyam is all set to start rolling. The film titled as Samrajyam 2- Son Of Alexander will be directed by Perarasu who became noted through the Tamil films Thiruppachi, Shivakasi, Thiruppathy and Pazhani.
It was 21 years ago that director Jomon made his debut with Samrajyam, telling the story of underworld. Mammootty played the legendary role of ‘Alexander’ in the movie. The highlight of the sequel is the presence of ‘Alexander’s son. However, who will don this role is not yet decided. Moreover, it is reported that either Trisha or Asin will don the female lead.
Perarasu will start this film after completing a Vijay starrer in Tamil. The producers of the film Ajmal Hassan and Baiju Adityan claim that this will be one of the most expensive films ever made in Malayalam.
Prakash Raj, Arjun, Manoj K. Jayan, Biju Menon and Suraj Venjarammoodu will play the other major roles. Mohammed Shafeek pens the screenplay and R.A. Shefeer is the music composer. The film is expected to hit the screens during the Christmas.