Prithviraj Sukumaran who is currently busy with Ranam - Detroit Crossing will move on to the high budget epic, Kaaliyan after his directorial debut Lucifer. Kaaliyan will be directed by Mahesh S who finalised the script after a lot of research. The latest we hear is that Prithviraj will be undergoing intense physical training for this film as he plays a warrior named Kaaliyan. This film is based on the Northern ballads and is set up in the 17th century. Kaaliyan was the trusted disciple of Iravikkutty Pilla and not much is known about this unsung hero who was a brave warrior. This high budget flick will be bankrolled under Magic Moon Productions banner.