After giving three blockbuster movies -- "Ennu Ninte Moideen", "Amar Akbar Anthony" and "Anarkali" -- in 2015, superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran has become the most bankable actor of the Malayalam industry with a handful of projects this year as well. The latest reports suggest that he has also bagged the lead role in Jinu Abraham's next.

Prithviraj will portray the role of a high range planter Adam John Pothen in the movie, titled "Adam". The upcoming family thriller is the debut directorial venture of Jinu, who has earlier scripted Prithviraj's movies "Masters" and "London Bridge". The film is expected to have two female heroines and will be shot in Mundakkayam, Scotland and Kochi.

"Adam" is being produced under the banner of Mass Media Productions by CS Stanly and Jose Simon. While Jomon T John handles the cinematography, the music will be done by debutant William Francis. The editing will be taken care of by Renjan Abraham.

Meanwhile, Prithviraj is awaiting the release of comedy entertainer "Paavada", in which he will play the role of drunkard Paambu Joy. "Paavada" will be directed by G Marthandan and written by Bipin Chandran and Shibin Francis. It also features Anoop Menon, Nedumudi Venu and Maniyanpilla Raju in pivotal roles. The movie is scheduled to hit screens on Friday, 15 January along with Fahadh Faasil's "Monsoon Mangoes".

The "Anarkali" actor is currently working with Jijo Antony in the film "Darvinte Parinamam" and will begin shooting for Sujith Vasudev's "James & Alice", followed by Jamesh Kottakal's "Beautiful Game", Pradeep M Nair's "Vimaanam", Rosshan Andrrews' "Naale Ravile", Blessy's "Aadu Jeevitham", Jeethu Joseph's untitled flick and epic drama "Kunchirakkottu Kaali".