Kurup Movie Real Story: Movie based on Real-life stories are the new trend nowadays, the more and more films are being made on the cases based on the true stories and Dulquer Salman Kurup is another addition to the list. Malayalam Film KURUP was released today on the big screens, the film is in news for its story which is based on the real-life of Kerla Most wanted criminal Shukumara Kurup. Here in the post, we are going to tell you about the Real-life characters of the cases. We will also try to add some pictures for more clarity.

The film stars Dulquer Salmaan in the title role along with Indrajith Sukumaran, Sobhita Dhulipala. The film is produced by Salmaan himself and directed by Srinath Rajendran. The film is approx 150 Minutes long and now running in the cinema halls near you in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam Audio Versions.

Who Was Sukumara Kurup?

Kurup Movie Real Picture

The biggest question comes to Mind, Who was Sukumara Kurup? whose character is being Played by Salmaan. Sukumara Kurup is one of the most wanted criminals of India and for Kerla Police, there is the prize of 8 Lakh on him. He is missing since 1984 and there are charges of Murder, Fraud, and Organised crime on him. He was born in 1946 and he is missing since 1984 after the murder of Chacko.

Real-Life Characters

The film is based on Real-life Characters, Dulquer Salman will be seen playing the role of Criminal Shukumara Kurup, Tovino Thomas is playing the role of Chacko, who was murdered by Kurup. Sobhita Dhulipal will be seen playing the role of Sarasamma (Wife of Kurup) and Shine Tom Chacko will be seen playing the role of Bhaskar who is the brother-in-law of Kurup.

True Story

The film is based on the true story of the Murder of Chacko, who was murdered and burnt in Ammbesdor’s car by Shukumara Kurp near Kunnam in Mavelikara. Kurup did all this to fake his death so that he can claim the life insurance of 8 Lakhs by killing Chacko who looks like him. The driver Ponnappan and brother-in-law Bhaskara Pillai were arrested by the Police after a deep investigation and they were sentenced to Life Imprisonment by the court, but the main accused Kurup is still untraceable and he is one of the most wanted Crmininal in Kerla.

This was all about the Real-Life Characters and the real-life story of Salmaan’s film Kurup, what are your thoughts about the film?, Please let us know in the comment section, for more news and updates, stay tuned with us.


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