Basking in glory of his recent release Comali doing well at the box office, Jayam Ravi has already shifted his focus on to his next. The star has left to Azerbaijan where the shooting of his upcoming film is on.
Director I Ahmed of Endrendrum Punnagai and Manithan fame is wielding the megaphone for this venture. To be titled, there are reports that Taapsee Pannu is in talks to play the female lead. The team has reportedly approached the actor and she is yet to sign on to the dotted lines. Once it is confirmed, the news will be out officially, we hear.
Jayam Raviâ€™s Comali is a comedy-drama film written and directed by debutant Pradeep Ranganathan and produced by Ishari Ganesh under his banner Vels Film International. The film had Jayam Ravi, Kajal Aggarwal and Samyuktha Hegde in the lead roles.
The star cast also included KS Ravikumar, Yogi Babu and Kavita Radheshyam in supporting roles. Hiphop Tamizha had composed music for this venture with Richard M Nathan cranking the camera and Pradeep E Ragav editing it. This film hit the marquee on August 15th. Reports are that Comali turned out to be a big hit and has grossed close to Rs 30 crores at the box office.
Director Ahmed has directed three films â€“ Vaamanan which had Jai in the lead, Endrendrum Punnagai with Jiiva playing the hero and Manithan which had Udhayanidhi Stalin as the main lead. Vaamanan was an action thriller while Endrendrum Punnagai was a rom-com and Manithan was a legal thriller. This Jayam Ravi starrer is his fourth directorial venture and sources say that it is planned out as an espionage thriller.
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