Actor Krishna, who made his acting debut as a child artiste, then turned a hero and acted in Tamil films such as Ali Baba, Kazhugu, Yamirukka Bayame and Maari. The actor is now all set to make his debut in Malayalam with the film Picasso. The movie will be directed by Sunil Kariattukara of Pakida fame and Sheikh Afzal will be bankrolling it under his banner.
Krishna will be sporting a new look for this film, we hear. He has put on weight for the role and will be seen in a salt and pepper look.
On his role in Picasso, Krishna reportedly told in an interview to the Deccan Chronicle, â€śI essay a 40-year-old gangster who is a happy go lucky guy. The film has lot of emotions and is a family drama. It has newcomers in the lead and we have already started shooting in Thrissur.â€ť
Earlier, the actor had tweeted, â€śHey tweeps am making my MOLLYWOOD DEBUT. Starting shoot from today for my first Malayalam movie titled â€śPICCASSOâ€ť directed by Sunil Kariattukara and produced by Sheik Afzal. Need all your wishes. Getting outta my comfort zone will share pics soon.â€ť
Krishna currently has three Tamil films lined up for release this year. He is busy with Kazhugu 2 and also has Thiru Kural and Graghanam in the post production stage. Kazhugu 2 is being directed by Sathya Siva, who made his directorial debut with its prequel. The film is produced by Singaravelan under the banner Madhukkoor Films. Its technical crew comprises Yuvan Shankar Raja to compose music, Raja Battacharjee for camera and Gopi Krishna for editing. Bindu Madhavi plays Krishnaâ€™s lead pair in the film with Kaali Venkat playing another important role. The first song from this film featuring Yashika Anand, was released on January 12th year.
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