Directed by Dijo Jose Antony, Jana Gana Mana is a Malayalam drama film starring popular and dashing actor, director, producer, singer Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead role.
During his 20-year acting career, Sukumaran has appeared in over 100 films. Apart from Malayalam films, he has also appeared in a few Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films.
He made his Bollywood debut with the 2012 parody film Aiyyaa, alongside Bengali beauty Rani Mukerji. After that he appeared in another Bollywood film Naam Shabana alongside Taapsee Pannu and Akshay Kumar.
Sukumaran was last seen in Bro Daddy with megastar Mohanlal. The film was released on Disney+ Hotstar on January 26, 2022. Jana Gana Mana was Sukumaran’s highly anticipated projects, depict a confrontation between a criminal and a cop.
Cast and crew of Jana Gana Mana
For this, Prithviraj Sukumaran is teased with multi-award winning actor, comedian and TV presenter Suraj Venjaramoodu, after the 2019 Malayalam comedy-drama film Driver’s licensewhich was a box office success.
It also stars Mamta Mohandas, Sri Divya, Dhruvan, Shari, Shammi Thilakan, Raja Krishnamoorthy in the key roles. The film is directed by Dijo Jose Antony who made his directorial debut with the 2018 thriller Queen, starring Saniya Iyappan in the lead role.
The film’s script is written by Sharis Mohammed and it is produced by Listen Stephen and Supriya Menon, who is the wife of lead actor Prithiviraj Sukumaran, under their own banner Prithviraj Productions. Justin Stephen served as the film’s co-producer.
Technically, cinematography is handled by Sudeep Elamon while Sreejith Sarang edited the film. The music is produced, composed and arranged by Jakes Bejoy.
Jana Gana Mana Theater and OTT Release Date
To announce the release date, the makers of the film released a poster, revealing the release date of the film as Sunday, March 6, 2022. The poster features Prithiviraj and Suraj Venjaramoodu in the fierce and intense side face look.
The poster reveals that the film will be released worldwide on April 28, 2022 on the big screen. The lead acting duo also shared the poster on their respective social media with the caption “In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place” – Mahatma Gandhi”.
After the big screens, the film is set to be released on OTT on June 2, 2022, it will be released in multiple languages on the main Netflix streaming platform (Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada)
— Netflix India South (@Netflix_INSouth) May 26, 2022
— Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) May 20, 2022
Watch the Jana Gana Mana Trailer
Earlier on January 26, 2021, the makers of the film had revealed an exciting and intriguing promo of the film. This almost two and thirty minute promotional video was posted on the official Magic Frames YouTube channel.
The gripping video features Prithviraj as a crime suspect and Suraj Venjarammoodu as a cop. It shows an interrogation scene between the duo.