The King & The Commissioner is a Big Budget Malayalam movie starring Mammootty and Suresh Gopi in the lead role . The King & The Commissioner marks the return of the two characters of the films The King, in which Mammootty played the character of Thevalliparambil Joseph Alex and Commissioner , in which Suresh gopi played the character of Bharathchandran IPS . This film was in development hell for several years as there was an ego clash between the two superstars of mollywood . The film is directed by Shaji Kailas , who is looking for a major hit after his recent disappointments . The film is written by Renji Panikar and produced by Anto Joseph . The film will be distributed by Play House and the film is going to release on March 23rd all over Kerala .