Irul: Netflix’s New Malayalam Thriller: Release Date, Cast, Plot & Preview – Info

The new trailer for the Malayalam Netflix thriller “Irul” will have Fahadh Faasil in the lead. Now the actor is making his presence felt again. This accomplished star is known for films such as Kumbalangi Nights (2019) and Trance (2020). Now the new Netflix show features Fassil bringing to life rainy nights, murder mysteries, bizarre play and psychological elements. Naseef Yusuf Izzudin directed a film that was centered on only three characters. Soubin Shahir and Darshana Rajendran will join Fahadh Faasil in the ultimate whodunnit game. In the midst of the pandemic, Irul will also mark the release of Faasil’s second film in direct-to-video format.

Netflix India recently released the official trailer for “Irul”. Pretty interesting stuff. The performance of the actors is quite good. Plus, the dark nature it carries. So here we take a look at everything we know about Irul so far and when his film will be available to stream. So, let’s get started.

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Plot and Trailer For Irul

The official synopsis that Netflix has released for Irul talks about a sophisticated dark story. It begins with a dark, rainy night in an abandoned house. Two couples and an unidentified man are stranded. The cat and mouse game begins when they find a corpse in the basement. Apart from that, the recent trailer released by Netflix gives us more insight into “Irul”. There is quite a history behind the house.

Irul - Netflix's New Malayalam Thriller

Fahadh Faasil’s character on Netflix’s Irul talks about a novel he has written over the years. Shows a true story about someone who killed 5-6 years ago. The trailer further delves into the motives of the killer they were talking about. As stated, the novelist did not clearly tell the motive of the killer.

Next, the trailer teases something more sinister in the basement of the house. Soubin Shahir’s character found him. On the one hand, we can see that he is losing his mind. There is a chase and run sequence. Who killed whom, everything remains a mystery. Not much has been revealed yet. There is a tendency to create tension around the story. Who or what makes murderers do these things remains to be seen. Plus, motif is perhaps the most important element in shaping a plot. The story may be based around it and a lot will be revealed as we watch the Netflix thriller film.

Irul - Netflix's New Malayalam Thriller

Still From The Official Trailer Of Irul (Credit: Netflix India)

Also note, Netflix’s Irul brings some horror here and there. All the lights off and on and lots of stuff. Ultimately, however, it was ultimately based on the “whodunnit” element. We may see Fahadh Fassil’s partner and character contradicting each other. Especially when they found the body in the basement. How it all turns out remains to be seen. It might also remind you of the Hollywood Thriller “Identity” starring John Cusack. Not the story but the setting is similar in one way. You can check out the official trailer for Netflix’s Irul released by Netflix India below.

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Cast of Irul

Netflix’s Irul is completely based on three characters. So only three cast members joined the film. Fahadh Faasil led the film with Soubin Shahir and Darshana Rajendran. Their character names have not been revealed. On the other hand, this was not their first time working together. Moreover, Fahadh Faasil has worked with the two actors before. Fahadh Faasil and Soubin Shahir worked and acted together for the Kumbalangi Night which received critical acclaim. On the other hand, Darshana Rajendran joins Fahadh for CU Soon.

Release Date Irul

Irul’s Malayalam thriller will be released on April 2, 2021 and will be available to stream on Netflix as the original. Irul will also mark the directorial debut of Naseef Yusuf Izuddin. In the past, he has been linked with many successful films. These may include Newton, Badlapur, and Tumbbad. In addition, Izuddin is also an alumnus of the Vancouver Canadian Film School.

Irul - Netflix's New Malayalam Thriller

Irul – Netflix’s New Malayalam Thriller

Furthermore, Irul will have a runtime of around 90 minutes. Anto Joseph Film Company and Plan J Studios will produce the film. As mentioned above, Fahadh’s second film accepts a direct-to-video format. Amazon Prime’s computer-based film CU Soon was the first to feature Darshana Rajendran as well.

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