Written and directed by Ranjith, Sunny marks Jayasurya’s 100th film.
Jayasurya also shared the poster on Instagram and wrote, “Meet Sunny.”
The poster features the side profile of Jayasurya with a beard and spectacles. Earlier, it was announced that the actor will play a contemporary musician in the musical film.
While Sanker Sharma will compose the film’s music, Sandra Madhav will be penning lyrics. Shameer Muhammad is the editor.
The film went on floors on November 5 and is being shot at Kochi in Kerala. The filmmakers had posted a video on Twitter to make the announcement. Jayasurya had also posted the video and wrote, “By numbers, my 100th movie. By heart, my first. To all of you, who have been a part of this journey, to all the forces that have been integral, I express my heartfelt gratitude. Thank you seems like too small a word. But Thank you. I hope to continue entertaining you with my work.”
Sunny marks Jayasurya’s seventh project with Ranjith, after Punyalan Agarbattis, Punyalan Private Limited, Pretham, Pretham 2, Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam, Njan Marykutty.
Jayasurya has also won several awards for portraying characters such as Joy Thakkolkaran in Punyalan Agarbattis, Sudhi Vathmeekam in Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam, and trans woman Marykutty in Njan Marykutty.
The actor has also won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor in 2019 for his performances in Captain and Njan Marykutty.
This year, the actor had two releases- Sufiyum Sujatayum on Amazon Prime Video in July, and Malayalam mystery thriller drama Anveshanam in January.
Ranjith’s last work was the Malayalam thriller film Kamala in 2019. Written, produced, and directed by Ranjith, the film stars Ruhani Sharma in the titular role, opposite Aju Varghese, along with Anoop Menon and Biju Sopanam in supporting roles.