The film is directed by debutant Abhijith Ashokan and produced under the banner August Cinemas.

Govind Vasantha will compose music for Prithvi
Flix Mollywood Tuesday, August 06, 2019 - 17:06

Govind Vasantha, one of the most sought-after music composers in the film industry right now, confirmed being on board the Malayalam film Prithvi. The film is directed by debutant Abhijith Ashokan and produced under the banner August Cinemas.

Confirming the news, Govind wrote on his social media page, “I’m so glad to announce My first Malayalam film I committed after 96. Prithvi directed by @Abijith Asokan is a movie with a beautiful beautiful storyline and some great moments. And this one is close to my heart because I got two artist extraordinaires to sing my songs. @Bombay jayshree and The best Bijibal Maniyil.”

Besides Prithvi, Govind Vasantha is also composing music for Padavettu. Starring Nivin Pauly in the lead role, the film is bankrolled by actor Sunny Wayne under his banner. The shooting of this film is progressing smoothly Govind is also composing music for another Nivin Pauly movie – Moothon, directed by Geetu Mohandas.

The last film that Govind composed for in Malayalam is for a segment in Solo, Dulquer Salmaan’s anthology film. Govind also acted along with Dulquer in one of the segments. Before that he composed music for Rajeev Ravi’s film Njan Steve Lopez.

In Tamil, the music composer has Tughlaq Darbar in his kitty. Vijay Sethupathi plays the lead role in it. Wielding the megaphone for this venture is debut director Delhi Prasad Deenadayal.

Govind also has the Karthi starrer directed by Jeethu Joseph and another Vijay Sethupathi starrer needing his attention in Kollywood.

Govind came to the limelight with his music band Thaikkudam Bridge in 2013, playing the violin and occasionally singing too for the band. The band which did a few covers of Malayalam film songs also began producing original music, experimenting with various genres as rock, jazz and Carnatic music.

(Content provided by Digital Native)

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