Anoop Menon returns to the big screen with Venugopan’s Sarvopari Palakkaran, a cop-movie where Menon plays CI Jose Kaithaparambil. The movie also stars Anu Sithara and Aparna Balamurali as the leading ladies. The script was written by Suresh Babu(who was also the writer behind Shikkar and Kanal) has the conservative Palakkaran achayan investigating an assault case, and how Anupama, an independent strong-headed woman played by Aparna, keeps getting in his way. Anu Sithara plays Anoop’s fiance.
This is Aparna’s third big movie of the year. She bagged the role in Sarvopari after her big success as part of the Maheshinte Prathikaram movie in the beginning of the year. Since then, she has also landed the the lead role in Anthany Joseph’s Oru Muthassi Gadha. Aparna plays an activist who was a part of the ‘Kiss of Love’ campaign, a mass protest against moral policing that took place in Novemeber 2014. The film is based on the relationship between Aparna and the police officer Jose played by Menon. According to Aparna, she took on the role for the appeal the feminist character had to her. Anu Sithara will play the other female lead of the movie, after Miya George turned the part down due to other commitments.
The film has been produced by Aji Jose, and the screenplay was written by Suresh Babu himself. The Malayalam language film has been released under the banner of Rubigs Movies. Music was written by Bijibal. The movie has been released in theatres across Karnataka today.