Veteran Malayalam actor Manju Warrier has a number of films lined up, and is currently busy shooting for the Santosh Sivan directorial Jack and Jill in Haripad, Alappuzha. On Thursday, the actor was on the sets of Jack and Jill shooting an action sequence, during which she sustained head injuries.
She was immediately rushed to a nearby private hospital and underwent medical treatment. On the advice of the doctors, Manju Warrier will be taking a few days off from the shooting, say sources.
The thriller Jack and Jill, expected to release in 2019, also stars Saubin Saheer, Nedumudi Venu, Kalidas Jayaram, Aju Varghese, Suraj Venjaramoodu and Ramesh Pisharody.
Manju Warrier is also expecting the release of Odiyan on December 14, in which she shares screen space with Mohanlal. The magnum opus is directed by VA Shreekumar Menon and produced by Anthony Perumbavoor under the banner Aashirvad Cinemas. Odiyan also stars Prakash Raj, Innocent, Siddique, Manoj Joshi, Nandhu, and Narain.
She also has Lucifer lined up for release next year. The film will mark the directorial debut of actor Prithviraj Sukumaran. Lucifer, touted to be a political film, has Mohanlal in the title role with a bevy of stars in its cast, including Vivek Oberoi, Indrajith Sukumaran, Tovino Thomas, Mamta Mohandas, Nyla Usha, Kalabhavan Shajohn, Saniya Iyappan, Nandhu, Baiju Santhosh, Bala and Adil Ibrahim.
Santosh Sivan first directed the short film Story of Tiblu which won him the National Film Award for Best Short Fiction Film. His next directorial was the Hindi movie Halo, which won him the National Film Award for Best Children's Film. The Terrorist was another one of his directorial efforts, which earned him the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil, followed by Malli for which he received National Film Award for Best Film on Environment Conservation / Preservation.
His last film as a cinematographer was the Mani Ratnam directorial Chekka Chivantha Vaanam and there are reports that he could be teaming up with AR Murugadoss for a Rajinikanth starrer soon.