Kalidas Jayaram seems to be on a roll ever since his debut movie as an adult Poomaram has released. The young actor has been signed up for a number of projects and the latest addition to this list is Happy Singh. Kalidas will be playing the title role in this movie that will also have Bollywood actor Javed Jaffrey in an important role. This is not the first time Javed is acting in a Malayalam film, he has earlier acted in the film Picket 43, alongside Prithviraj.
According to reports, Happy Singh is a film of a Sardar youth falling in love with a girl belonging to the Knanaya community. Touted to be a romantic tale, the film will be laced with humour throughout, we hear.
Happy Singh is written and directed by Sudeep and Geethika. The film has Siddique, Sreenath Bhasi, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Shanti Krishna and Balu Varghese playing supporting roles.
Kalidas’s film Argentina Fans Kaattoorkadavu is scheduled to release on March 1. It is going to be his first release after Poomaram. The film’s screenplay has been penned jointly by its director Midhun Manuel Thomas and John Manthrickal and it is bankrolled by Ashiq Usman under the banner Ashiq Usman Productions.
It may be noted here that Kalidas has a number of films needing his attention this year. He has inked a deal to do a film with noted director Alphonse Puthren. The film will be in Tamil, and it has not been titled yet. It may be mentioned here that this project is the next directorial from Alphonse Puthren after the massive success of Premam, which came out in 2015.
Kalidas, who has won awards as a child actor and whose first film as an adult - Poomaram took time to release – is now packed with films. There is one with ace cinematographer and director Santosh Sivan titled Jack and Jill and another with director Jeethu Joseph, called Mr and Mrs Rowdy.
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