Arun Kumar, who acted as a child in the Mohanlal starrer two decades ago, will play the male lead in Omar’s ‘Dhamaka’.

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Flix Mollywood Monday, July 22, 2019 - 15:03

Arun Kumar, who played the role of the child Tony Isaac in the Mohanlal starrer Olympian Anthony Adam about two decades ago, will be seen playing the lead role in the upcoming film Dhamaka. Directed by Omar Lulu, this film will be bankrolled by MK Nasser.

Announcing the project, the director wrote in his social media post that a producer backed off from the project when he was told that Arun will be playing the main lead but eventually MK Nasser agreed to have him on board and Dhamaka started to roll.

Arun has also played one of the three children in Kunchacko Boban’s Priyam, and a few roles as a grownup, including the one in Mudhugauv, that marked the acting debut of Gokul Suresh.

Omar’s post also says that the film had begun with the cast of his earlier film Chunkzz, but due to certain circumstances, it could not happen.

Omar Lulu shot to limelight with two of his films Happy Wedding and Chunkzz turning out to be hits. However, his last outing, Oru Adaar Love failed to meet the expectations of the audiences despite the high popularity it garnered before the release. The film turned out to be very popular even before its with actor Priya Varrier’s wink in a song, going viral. Omar had also planned to cast Arun in the lead in this film, but that too could not happen, he writes in his post.

Read: ‘Oru Adaar Love’ review: Priya Prakash Varier’s wink can’t save this disaster

The film was produced by Ousepachan Vaalakuzhy under the banner Ousepachan Movie House. It was a campus entertainer revolving around a set of students. The film had a bevy of newbies in pivotal roles and that includes Roshan Abdul Rahoof, Noorin Sheriff, Siyadh Shajahan, Priya Varrier and Michelle Ann Daniel. While the director himself was in charge of the story, the screenplay was penned by Sarang Jayaprakash and Lijo Panadan. Shaan Rahman composed music for this venture with Sinu Sidharth cranking the camera and Achu Vijayan editing it.

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