Here comes the latest update on cinematographer-director Santosh’s magnum opus Urumi with Prithviraj, Genelia, Vidya Balan, Tabu and Prabhu Deva in the lead roles! The film is releasing worldwide in four languages (Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi and English) on March 31, 2011 as the big summer release.
Based on the attempted assassination of Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama, who arrived in Kappad near Calicut, on May 20, 1498, the film is produced by Santosh Sivan, Prithviraj and Shaji Natesan under the banner of August Cinema. Music is by Deepak Dev, a former keyboard player with A.R. Rahman.
The English version has been titled Vasco Da Gama, while the Tamil version is Pathinaindham Nootrandu Uraivaal (PNU).