Kurup, the production venture of Dulquer Salmaan starring himself in the title role is directed by Srinath Rajendran. The film also stars Shine Tom Chacko, Sunny Wayne and Indrajith Sukumaran. The film is based on the Kerala's elusive criminal Sukumara Kurup and DQ's character look had gone viral. The period film is a pet project of DQ and the team and his fans had pinned high hopes on the film. As theaters in Kerala may not open any time soon, it is heard that the team is in talks with a popular OTT platform to release it. If the deal is finalized, it will become the first big budget Mollywood film to skip a theatrical release and opt for a direct OTT release.