Actor Fahad Fazil will be playing the role of the legendary singer Kozhikode Abdul Kader. The film would a biopic based on the life history of this legendary singer and it is titled as Paattukaran.
The legendary singer who is fondly called as Kerala sehgal by music lovers is famous for his singing talent. He gifted malayalees the famous song Engane Nee Marakkum Kuyilee.. from the film Neelakuyil .
The film would be directed by debutant M.G Ranjith. Director told that they approached the actor to play the role because of his resemblance to the legendary singer.
Ranjith told that Fahad is impressed with the script, but due to other commitments he could give a final decision and he is yet to sign the project.