Actors Kunchacko Boban and Nithya Menen will be coming together for a film, to be directed by Shaheed Khader, a former associate of late filmmaker Rajesh Pillai. According to reports, Shaheedâ€™s film with will be a complete family entertainer. It is a story set in Kolkata and revolves around a husband and wife played by Kunchacko Boban and Nithya Menen. The project will be bankrolled by E4 Entertainments.
Shaheed has previous directed the Tamil film Chennaiyil Oru Naal, the remake of the popular Malayalam film Traffic, directed by his mentor Rajesh Pillai.
Nithya Menen, who hasnâ€™t been seen in Malayalam cinema for a while, had recently spoken about working with Fahadh Faasil for a romantic entertainer in Malayalam. She had not revealed more details of the film, including the name of the director. The two actors were last seen together in Anjali Menonâ€™s Bangalore Days.
Nithya also has two other upcoming movies â€“ Pranaa by VK Prakash and Kolambi by TK Rajeev Kumar. Pranaa produced by Suresh Raj, Praveen S Kumar, and Anita Raj, has been scripted by Rajesh Jayaraman with PC Sreeram cranking the camera, Oscar-winning sound engineer Resul Pookkutty doing sound design and Louis Banks scoring the music.
Kunchacko Boban, who has had a busy last year, currently has Allu Ramendran in the pipeline waiting for release. Kunchacko plays the title role in this film. The film, directed by Bilahari, is scheduled to hit the marquee in January. Written by Sajin Cherukayil and Vineeth Vasudevan, Allu Ramendran has Kunchacko Boban and Nikhila Vimal playing the lead pair. It also has SV Krishna Shankar, Chandini Sreedharan, Aparna Balamurali and Anoop Vikraman playing important roles. The technical crew of this flick include Shaan Rahmaan for music, Jimshi Khalid for cinematography, Akash Joseph Varghese for editing, Gokul Das for art direction and Stephy Zaviour for costume designing.
Kunchacko Boban also has films with directors Soubin Shahir and John Paul George lined up.
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