Noted actor and filmmaker Dileesh Pothen has gone ahead to sign up his new project and it is titled as Vaarikuzhiyile Kolapathakam.
Written and directed by Rejishh Midhila, the film is bankrolled jointly by the director along with Devadath, Sujeesh Kolothody and Amith Chakkalakkal. The technical crew of the film includes Mejjo Josseph as the music composer, Eldho Issac as the cameraman and Sandeep Nandakumar as the editor with Anu M Joseph penning the story. Lena, Nedumudi Venu, Sudhi Koppa, Dheeraj Denny and Shammy Thilakan have been signed up to play pivotal roles in the film.
The film is touted to be a comedy entertainer sprinkled with thriller elements towards the end, according to its director Rejishh Midhila. One of the producers of the film, Amith Chakkalakkal will be seen playing an important role in the movie with Ameera, a debutant, playing the female lead. The shooting of Vaarikuzhiyile Kolapathakam is happening at Vaikom in Kerala.
As actor Dileesh made his debut with Salt N' Pepper in 2011 and has starred in movies such as 22 Female Kottayam, Idukki Gold, Gangster, Hangover, Iyobinte Pusthakam, Maheshinte Prathikaaram, Aby, Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela, Tharangam etc. His last release was Carbon in which he shared the screen space with Fahadh Faasil and Mamta Mohandas.
Apart from acting, Dileesh has also donned the directorâ€™s robes for a couple of movies Maheshinte Prathikaaram and Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum. His directorial debut won him the Kerala State Film Award for Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value, National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam, and the NETPAC Best Malayalam Film at the 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala apart from a host of other awards for the film.