Web series is the latest craze among netizens and those looking for entertainment at home. Tamil, Hindi and Telugu entertainment industries have taken the lead in this, in the country, and now the Malayalam industry is also following suit. Director Mridul Nair of B. Tech fame is coming out with a web series titled Instagramam. The first look of it was launched by mega star Mammootty online. It may be noted here that this will be the first web series in Malayalam.
Sharing the poster online, actor Asif Ali, who played the lead in B. Tech, wrote: “Presenting the first look of a quirky and unique web series from the director of B. Tech and my dear brother, Mridul Nair, with prominent actors from the Malayalam film industry playing key roles. “Instagramam,” coming soon.”
B. Tech hit the marquee this year on May 5th. Director Mridul Nair also co-wrote the drama. The film is about a bunch of engineering students in Bengaluru who struggle to get through the course due to their lackadaisical attitudes and frequent skirmishes within the college. An incident outside the campus though shakes them to reality and they are forced to confront it through a trial by fire.
The film starred Asif Ali, Anoop Menon, Aju Varghese, Alencier Ley Lopez, VK Prakash, Aparna Balamurali, Niranjana Anoop and Arjun Ashokan in pivotal roles. Rahul Raj composed the soundtrack and BGM for this film. Manoj Kumar Khatoi cranked the camera and Mahesh Narayan and Abhilash Balachandran edited B. Tech. The film was bankrolled by Sheen Helen under the banner Maqtro Pictures on a budget of Rs 5 crore and grossed Rs 15 crore at the box office.
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