Birthday celebrations were in full swing as Jayasurya turned 45 this past August 31st. As a treat for fans, the team behind ‘Kathanar – The Wild Sorcerer’ dropped an intriguing sneak peek into the film. This unveiling showcased Jayasurya stepping into the shoes of Kadamattathu Kathanar, the legendary priest from Kerala known for his otherworldly abilities.
In this riveting preview, Kathanar finds himself ensnared by church authorities, who fear his seemingly ominous powers may threaten their sanctum. The teaser further hints at a village plagued by an enigmatic disease and portrays a chilling ambiance, accompanied by eerie characters. Completely transformed, Jayasurya’s captivating portrayal as Kathanar has left cinema enthusiasts spellbound.
Adding to the movie’s allure, the preview confirmed the inclusion of the talented Anushka Shetty in a pivotal role. The film’s unveiling on social media was further amplified when celebrities like Dulquer Salmaan stepped in to share it. Extending birthday wishes to Jayasurya, Dulquer penned, “Thrilled to present #Kathanar’s first look! Cheers to Jayasurya, Anushka Shetty, Rojin Thomas, Gokulam Gopalan, and the entire ensemble!”
The film’s director accentuated the anticipation by sharing, “Can you hear the chilling echoes of the supernatural? The magnetic Kathanar is about to descend! A grand birthday to the multifaceted Jayasurya. Delighted to announce the participation of the unparalleled Anushka Shetty. Presented by visionary @gokulam_gopalan_official and directed by @rojin_thomas.”
The man behind the lens for ‘Kathanar – The Wild Sorcerer’ is the National award-winning Rojin Thomas. While Jayasurya leads the cast, Anushka Shetty graces the film as the primary female lead. The cinematic artwork, penned by R Ramanand, boasts cinematography by Neil D’Cunha. Rahul Subrahmanian orchestrates the soulful music, and Rajeevan is credited for the film’s immaculate production design.