The teaser of the Telugu movie Falaknuma Das was released recently and has managed to garner a positive buzz. The film is the remake of the hit Malayalam movie Angamaly Diaries and is set in the backdrop of the old Hyderabad city. It is all about a youth who wants to rise as an influential don in the city.
Directed by Vishwak Sen, the crime drama will not be a complete remake as the filmmakers are giving it a different spin. The film has director Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam playing a pivotal role. Saloni Mishra, Harshita Gaur and Prashanti have been roped in to play the female leads in Falaknuma Das, we hear. Reports are that the film has been shot in 118 real locations around Hyderabad using anamorphic lenses. Vivek Sagar is the music director for this flick.
Angamaly Diaries, released in 2017, turned out to be one of the biggest hits in the Malayalam film industry. Directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery and written by Chemban Vinod Jose, the film was produced by Vijay Babu under his banner Friday Film House. With 86 debutants in the star cast, the filmâ€™s main hero happens to be from Angamaly, a small town near Ernakulam in Kerala.
Angamaly Diaries had a unique narrative style which was well received by the critics and audiences as well. The film had grossed about Rs 20 crore at the box office giving a stiff competition to some big budget movies with an impressive star cast.
Starring a bevy of youngsters including Antony Varghese, Reshma Rajan, Kichu Tellus, Ullas Jose Chemban, Sinoj, Varghese, and others, the film had music by Prashant Pillai. Girish Ganghadaran had cranked the camera for this venture with Shameer Mohammed editing it.
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