One C for launch itself

The launch event of the sequel of Samrajyam, titled Son of Alexander, in Dubai is said to be one of the most extravagant affairs that the industry has ever witnessed.

The industry has been buzzing ever since Kollywood director Perarasu had announced the project and left the audience guessing who would be the lead character to play the role of Mammoottys son in the sequel to the 90s superhit. Top names have been in the running with Prithviraj, Dulquer Salmaan, Allu Arjun and Arya being the frontrunners.

Our source close to the producers informs, They have splurged close to 1 crore for the launch alone and it will be a jaw-dropping event at a 7-star hotel. It will be like a scene straight out of a movie. While the source says that the team doesnt want any detail about the lead actor to go out before the launch, he assures that because its a big budget production, the producers are confident that the star has the market value in Kerala to generate profits from the movie. Although the current sequel launch at a posh hotel will commence with Vijayaraghavan arriving in a limousine with the hero and then presenting him on stage.Trisha would, in all probability, be stepping into Mollywood with this film which could well be the most lavish Mollywood film till date.Directed by Perarasu and produced by Ajmal Hassan and Baiju Adityan, this film will kick start in mid-November and will have locations in Dubai, Kochi and Chennai.