The official teaser of Malayalam film Eeda, which stars Shane Nigam and Nimisha Sajayan in the lead roles, was released on Monday, November 27.
At the time of writing, the video was trending at the number 7 position on YouTube.
Distributed by LJ Films, the film is scheduled to arrive at theatres on January 5.
Earlier on October 6, the first look poster of the film was released by acclaimed filmmaker and cinematographer Rajeev Ravi.
The film is written and directed by the National Award-winning director B AjithKumar. Others in the star cast include the National award winner Surabhi Lakshmi playing a pivotal role with Alancier Le, Manikantan Achary, Sujith Shanker, Rajesh Sharma, Shelly Kishore, Sudhi Koppa, and P Balachandran in supporting roles. Sudheesh Pappu has wielded the camera for this project and Pramod Thomas has worked on the sound design.
Music for the film has been composed by John P Varkey, Chandran Veyattummal, Don Vincent, Subramanian KV and Ashok Ponnappan and the lyrics have been penned by Anvar Ali. The songs have been rendered by Amal Antony and Sithara Krishnakumar. Touted to be a romantic story, Eeda is set against the backdrop of Mysore and North Malabar.
Director B Ajithkumar is the winner of the National Award for Best Editing for Naalu Pennungal in 2009 and had also won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Editor in 2002, 2013 and 2017 for Nizhalkuthu / Bhavam, Annayum Rasoolum and Kammattipaadam respectively.
It may be mentioned that Collective Phase One is a joint initiative by acclaimed director and cinematographer Rajeev Ravi, sound engineer Resul Pookutty, production designer Sunil Babu, editor and director B Ajithkumar, and DOP Madhu. It was started in an effort to create an unconventional path in filmmaking and marketing. The first project through Collective Phase One was Annayum Rasoolum.
(With inputs from Digital Native)