Prithviraj Sukumaran is one of the finest actors produced by the Malayalam film industry. Having begun his career as an actor through the 2002 movie Nandanam, (though his first release was Nakshathrakkannulla Rajakumaran Avanundoru Rajakumari) he has worked in over 90 movies so far. He has also proven himself as an able performer in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi movies and his many awards and nominations stand testimony to his caliber as an actor.
It is well known that Prithviraj was also into movie production, through the August Cinema banner which was co-founded with cinematographer & director Santosh Sivan and Shaji Nadesan. After coming out of this collaboration, Prithviraj started his own banner - Prithviraj Productions and also announced his first project Nine! Prithviraj himself plays the lead in this movie, directed by Jenuse Mohamed and also starring Wamiqa Gabbi, Mamta Mohandas and Prakashraj.
Talking about why he chose Nine to be his maiden solo production venture, Prithviraj states that just like how he wants to be innovative in his choice of movies to act in, he wanted his production also to have something innovative. He adds that Nine will have something never-seen-before in Mollywood, including the way it was shot and the narrative. While on the subject of the movie's genre, Prithviraj revealed that it would have elements of science fiction layered with horror and that it would also be a psychological thriller but with a very lovely emotional bond between a father and son.
Nine's trailer, which was released simultaneously on 15 TV channels, got rave reviews from across different industries. In his 17-year cinema career, Prithviraj has worked in very diverse projects and has amassed a wealth of experience. Lucifer, Prithviraj's maiden directorial venture, starring Mohanlal is also under progress and there is quite a buzz surrounding this project as well.