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L2: Empuraan – A Highly Anticipated Sequel to the Blockbuster ‘Lucifer’
Prithviraj Sukumaran's highly awaited directorial, "L2: Empuraan," serves as the sequel to the immensely popular "Lucifer," starring Mohanlal in the lead role.
Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Nov, 15, 2023 | 01:30 PM
Prithviraj Sukumaran’s highly awaited directorial, “L2: Empuraan,” serves as the sequel to the immensely popular “Lucifer,” starring Mohanlal in the lead role. The franchise, ever since the success of the first film, has kept audiences buzzing with excitement for the next instalment.
Easter Egg: Connecting the Dots from ‘Lucifer’ to ‘L2: Empuraan’
The recent revelation of the film’s first look, portraying Mohanlal amidst an AH-64 Apache helicopter in a fiery backdrop with an assault rifle, sparked intrigue among fans. Interestingly, astute followers have connected this striking visual to an intriguing mention in the first film.
In “Lucifer,” the character Govardhan (played by Indrajith Sukumaran) hinted through a Facebook Live scene about Stephen Nedumpally (Mohanlal) being enigmatic, potentially hailing from conflict-ridden Iraq or Afghanistan after construction work post-war.
Speculations have emerged, drawing parallels between the first look of “L2: Empuraan” and the initial film’s hints, suggesting a setting in a Middle Eastern country akin to Iraq or Afghanistan.
The Franchise’s Success and Plot Dynamics:
“Lucifer” skillfully evolved from a political drama to an enthralling action-thriller, captivating audiences with unexpected twists, including the clandestine presence of an Illuminati-esque group orchestrating events.
Mohanlal’s compelling yet understated performance and the film’s mass appeal continue to resonate strongly with fans, setting high expectations for “L2: Empuraan.”
More Insights into “L2: Empuraan”:
Directed by Prithviraj Sukumaran and scripted by Murali Gopy, “L2: Empuraan” forms part of a planned trilogy, exploring the origins of Mohanlal’s character while intricately weaving in the involvement of other pivotal figures portrayed by Manju Warrier, Tovino Thomas, and Prithviraj Sukumaran.
The film, produced jointly by Aashirvad Cinemas and Lyca Productions due to substantial budgetary requirements, entrusts Sujith Vaassudev and Deepak Dev with cinematography and music duties respectively, maintaining the continuity from the first film.
Stay tuned for further developments and intriguing updates as “L2: Empuraan” piques curiosity and anticipation among audiences eagerly awaiting its release!