Manju Warrier and Vinayakan will come together for Pothu, to be directed by debutant Shaheer Mahmood, say reports. Jinu Lona will reportedly be producing the film under the banner Wellborn International.
Lal and Siddique are also said to have been roped in to play important roles in this film. The shooting of this film is scheduled to begin in a month and the team is busy with the groundwork now, we hear.
Meanwhile, Manju Warrier is expecting the release of Kayattam. She recently released the first look poster of the film, directed by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan. Manju is also co-producing it along with Shaji Mathew and Aruna Mathew. Apart from donning the directorâ€™s robes, Sanal has also penned the script and is in charge of editing and sound designing. The technical crew comprises Chandru Selvaraj for camerawork and Ratheesh Eettillam for editing. Apparently, there will be 10 songs in this album.
Besides Kayattam, Manju Warrier has Jack and Jill, which has reached the post-production stage. The film is directed by Santosh Sivan. Kalidas Jayaram plays the male lead.
Vinayakanâ€™s next release will be Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal. Dileesh Pothan, Gabri Jose, Ridhi Kumar play important roles in this film. It is directed by Kamal and bankrolled by Johny Vattakuzhi under the banner of Dani Productions. The film has been scripted jointly by John Paul and Kamal. The trailer of the film was recently released and showed glimpses of a sea-side love story.
The actorâ€™s Tamil film in the pipeline, Dhruva Natchathiram is also scheduled for release soon.
Vinayakanâ€™s last release in Mollywood was Thottappan, which released in June this year. Directed by Shanavas K Bavakutty, Thottappan had Vinayakan playing godfather to a friendâ€™s daughter, and taking care of her as she grows. The cast included veteran writer Raghunath Paleri, Roshan Mathew, Priyamvada, Lal and Dileesh Pothan in supporting roles.
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