Films based on Kerala cyanide murders in the offing

The Kerala Police is currently investigating the sensational murders that took place in the Ponnamattom family in Koodathai village. Even as the probe continues into the murders, two Malayalam films, based on the same murder plot, are said to be in the planning stage. Antony Perumbavoor, a prominent producer, told the Malayala Manorama newspaper that he plans to finance a film based on the Koodathai murders with actor Mohanlal in the lead playing the investigating officer. At the same time, actress Dini Daniel posted on Facebook a poster of the film she was planning to act in based on the Koodathayi murders. She wrote on Facebook that she was shocked when she heard of Perumbavoor producing a film with Mohanlal in the lead premised on the same murders.