Mohanlal in Pulimurugan
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After allegedly postponing the release date many times, superstar Mohanlal's most-anticipated action thriller "Pulimurugan" finally gets a release date. The film's director Vysakh told a media house that the reports suggesting the movie's release has been postponed to next year are fake.

Putting the rumours to rest, the director has now confirmed that "Pulimurugan" will hit the screens on Oct. 7. 

The movie has been hitting the headlines even before it went on the floors. In the Vysakh-directed film, the superstar will be seen as a wild hunter, who is also expected to have a 20-minute long action sequence with a tiger, for which Mohanlal has not used a body double. Popular fight master Peter Hein has choreographed the stunt sequences of the thriller. 

The movie has been majorly shot in Kerala, Vietnam, South Africa and Thailand, and has been penned by Udayakrishna. While Gopi Sunder has composed the background score and soundtrack, the cinematography has of the action thriller has been handled by Shaji. "Pulimurugan" also stars Kamalini Mukherjee, Namitha, Jagapati Babu, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Bala, Vinu Mohan, Lal, Kishore and Makarand Deshpande in key roles.

The one-minute-20-second teaser of the Mohanlal-starrer, released recently, was well accepted by the audience and it has become one of the most-watched Malayalam movie teasers on video sharing website YouTube. The production venture of Tomichan Mulakuppadam is expected to set the cash registers ringing as it will be screened in more than 3,000 screens worldwide.