The Malayalam romance drama Eeda is all set to hit the marquee in January and the exact date is expected to be revealed officially soon.
The trailer of the film that was released recently has garnered the attention of the film buffs as it had the actors mouth the dialogues Entha Eede and Ningal Entha Eede in the north Kerala dialect. Starring Shane Nigam and Nimisha Sajayan as the lead pair, the film is written and directed by B Ajith Kumar. Incidentally, he is a National Award winning editor and Eeda will be his first directorial venture.
Ajith Kumar is a graduate from the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. According to reports doing rounds in tinsel town, the film is set in the north Malabar region. Shane Nigam plays an MBA graduate employed in an insurance company where he gets to meet the heroine and love blossoms.
Produced by Sharmila Raja under the banner Collective Phase One Delta Studio, Eeda will be distributed by LJ Films Pvt. Ltd. Apart from writing and directing the film, Ajithkumar has also edited it.
While Shane Nigam and Nimisha Sajayan are the lead stars in this romantic drama, the star cast also includes Surabhi Lakshmi, Alancier Ley Lopez, P. Balachandran, Sujith Sankar, Manikandan Achari, Babu Annoor, Shelly Kishore, Rajesh Sharma, Sudhi Koppa and Sunitha. John P. Varkey and Chandran Veyattummal have composed music for this flick with Pappu cranking the camera.
Ajith Kumar made his debut as editor with Maanthrika Veena in 1999 and had edited several films in his long career. He is also a National Award winner having won the award for Naalu Pennungal which was directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Eeda is his first directorial venture after a very successful stint as an editor.