The anticipation among Malayalam cinema enthusiasts is quite high for the release of the movie “Aadujeevitham.” The film, based on the novel of the same name by Benyamin, has created a buzz, especially for its unique portrayal of the protagonist’s life. Blessy’s adaptation of this famous novel has been eagerly awaited by audiences, and the completion of the filming process signals that the movie is ready to reach theaters.
Prithviraj, who plays the lead character Najeeb in the film, announced the official release date this month. The movie is expected to hit screens in about thirty days, as per the announcement. Prithviraj shared this news through official social media accounts, posting a video that not only revealed the release date but also showcased glimpses of the film. The video emphasized the filmmaker’s commitment to delivering a quality movie and hinted at a redefined presentation of the protagonist’s character.
The movie marks the entry of Prithviraj into Pan-Indian cinema, and his transformation into Najeeb is a unique aspect of the film’s narrative. A.R. Rahman has composed the music, and K.S. Sunil is the cinematographer, while Prashant Madhav and Ranjith Ambady are handling art direction and makeup, respectively.
The shooting of “Aadujeevitham” began in Kerala in 2018 and continued in locations such as Jordan and Algeria. The production faced challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the lockdown and the difficulties of shooting in foreign locations. However, with the shooting completed in July 2022, the team is now gearing up for the film’s release.
The trailer, initially released online, generated significant interest, but the director later clarified that those were pre-release visuals for international film festivals. The official trailer, giving audiences a better look at the movie, will be released closer to the theatrical release date.
“Aadujeevitham” is not only a highly anticipated film in the Malayalam film industry but also draws attention as a significant project in the international film festival circuit. The wait is almost over, and audiences are eager to witness the cinematic adaptation of Benyamin’s acclaimed novel.