The Malayalam movie Kumbalangi Nights has turned out to be one of the biggest hits of the year. It is not just the movie buffs and critics that are heaping praises but top film personalities as well. Several actors have openly congratulated the Kumbalangi Nights team for making this wonderful film and the latest to join this bandwagon happens to be a cricketer -- Ravichandran Ashwin. He tweeted: "What a beautifully crafted movie this kumbalangi nights is!!! simple story line but such elegance (sic).”
Directed by Madhu Narayanan, the film was scripted by Syam Pushkaran. Soubin Shahir, Sreenath Bhasi, Shane Nigam and newcomer Mathew Thomas played four brothers of a broken family and Fahadh Faasil played a creepy neighbor, newly married.
The film was bankrolled jointly by Dileesh Pothan, Syam Pushkaran and Nazriya Nazim under the banners Fahadh Faasil and Friends Working Class Hero. Sushin Shyam composed the tunes for this flick with Shyju Khalid cranking the camera and Saiju Sreedharan editing it.
Fahadh Faasil is riding a wave of success with his films Varathan, Njan Prakashan, Kumblangi Nights and his recent release Athiran scoring it big at the box office.
And his next release will be Trance, directed and produced by Anwar Rasheed. The film will also have in its cast Vinayakan, Soubin Shahir, Chemban Vinod, Sreenath Bhasi and Alphonse Puthren. Apart from directing and producing the film, Anwar Rasheed is also handling the camera. Debutant Jackson Vijayan is composing the tunes for this film
Initially, there were plans to release the film for Eid this year and then it was postponed to Onam. According to the latest buzz, the film’s release has further been pushed to Christmas. Reports are that the film needs oodles of VFX which is delaying its release by a few months.
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