Several leading Malayalam stars including Mammootty, Mohanlal, Jayaram and Suresh Gopi have starred in Tamil films and earned a good fan base in the past. In fact, some of the smash hit films such as Thalapathy and Iruvar starred leading Malayalam actors Mammootty and Mohanlal respectively.
Even the young generation actors like Dulqur Salmaan and Tovino Thomas have made their entry into the Tamil film industry much recently and carved a niche for themselves. Toeing in line with these actors, there would be one more new entrant to the Tamil film industry from Mollywood.
Sunny Wayne is all set to make his debut in Kollywood. He has been signed up by director Raju Murugan of Cuckoo and Joker fame. Titled as Gypsy, the film will star Jiiva in the lead role.
Posting about his debut in the Tamil film industry with a pic from the sets of Gypsy, Sunny Wayne wrote: â€śStepping into my Tamil debut Glad and excited to work with such super talented people. Completing shoot for #gypsy. Expecting your prayers and support as always #candidshot captured by someone in the crowd, thaaanks!â€ť
Sunny Wayne made his debut with the Dulquer Salmaan starrer Second Show in 2012 and has acted in a number of Malayalam films till date. His last film release was the Mammootty starrer Oru Kuttanadan Blog which hit the marquee on September 14.
Sethu of the Sachi-Sethu duo, a well-known scriptwriter, made his debut as director with this film and popular actor Unni Mukundan assisted the director in this venture. In fact, Sethu had scripted the film himself. Oru Kuttanadan Blog was bankrolled by PK Muralidharan and Shantha Muralidharan under the banner Anantha Vision.
Sunny Wayne also has Kayamkulam Kochunni, French Viplavam and Zam Zam lined up for release.
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