Aishwarya Lekshmi has bagged the offer to play the female lead in the upcoming Malayalam movie Vijay Superum Pournamiyum, which has Asif Ali as the hero. The team had earlier approached Mamta Mohandas for the role but eventually Aishwarya Lekshmi bagged the role.
Having made her debut in the Malayalam film industry with Njandukalude Naattil Oridavela, which turned out to be a massive success at the box office, Aishwarya went on to star in Mayaanadhi, which won her critical acclaim for her performance.
While Asif Ali and Aishwarya Lekshmi play the lead pair in the upcoming film, the star cast also includes Kirshna, Siddique, Renji Panicker and others in supporting roles. Donning the directorâ€™s robes for Vijay Superum Pournamiyum will be Jis Joy. The director shot to limelight with his film Sunday Holiday turning out to be a huge success at the box office.
Aishwarya Lekshmi is one of the fastest rising heroines in the Malayalam film industry, bagging some prestigious offers in the industry. She recently inked the deal to play the female lead in the Fahadh Faasil starrer Varuthan, which will be directed by Amal Neerad. The film is being bankrolled jointly by Fahadh and Amal Neerad.
She made her debut last year with the Malayalam film Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela and her second film Mayaanadh released in the same year. She went on to win a few awards for her roles in both the films and notable among it was the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut â€“ South for Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela. Directed by Althaf Salim, Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela was produced by actor Nivin Pauly, who also played the main lead in it.