Manju Warrier released the first look poster of Aami on her social networking page and it went viral as expected. She has transformed into the character she plays in the movie. The first look now has fans waiting to know more about the film and the character she plays in it.
Touted to hit the silver screens this year, the film is directed by noted director Kamal. In fact, Manju Warrier is teaming up with the director after 20 long years after having worked together in hit movies such as Ee Puzhayum Kadannu and Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranaya Kaalathu. Interestingly, Kamal had initially offered the role to Bollywood actor Vidya Balan but she turned it down.
Later, the role went to Manju Warrier, who lapped it up saying that it is every artist's delight to star in such a role. The film has Murali Gopy playing Madhavikuttyâ€™s husband. Tovino Thomas will be seen in a crucial role in the movie as well. It may be noted here that Prithviraj was the initial choice to play the role but he eventually opted out and Tovino was brought in. Others in the star cast include Anoop Menon, Jyothi Krishna and Rasna Pavithran.
The film is bankrolled by Raphael Thomas Pozholiparambil and Anto Rocha under the banner Reel and Real Cinemas. M. Jayachandran, Taufiq Qureshi and Bijibal have composed music for this venture with Madhu Neelakantan cranking the camera.
The filmâ€™s shooting began at the Kamala Surayya Memorial in Punnayurkulam, Thrissur last year and is being shot extensively in Ottapalam. The team had also shot some portions in Ernakulam, Mumbai and Kolkata. Earlier, the plan was to release the film in December 2017 but the delay in production pushed the release to 2018. The exact date is expected to be announced soon.