Sreenivasan plays a 65-year-old man in the film.

Sreenivasan sings a song for Ayal SasiDigital Native
Flix Mollywood Monday, June 19, 2017 - 17:34

Sreenivasan is an accomplished actor in the Malayalam film industry. Having starred in a number of films, his next will have him donning a new avatar. We hear from sources close to the Ayal Sasi film unit that Sreenivasan has turned into a playback singer for the film. The song Akkane Thikkane, which he has rendered for Ayal Sasi has been released a couple of days ago and has been well received by music buffs.

Directed by Sajin Babu, the socio-political satire is produced by P Sukumar and Sudheesh Pillai. The film also stars Kochu Preman, Sreekumar, Anil Nedumangadu, and Rajesh Sharma. It features Divya Gopinath of Kammatipadam fame as the female lead. According to reports doing rounds, Sreenivasan plays a 65-year-old man in the movie and had lost about 15 kgs to fit into the role that the director had carved for him. Ayal Sasi is slated for release very soon.

Sreenivasan began his acting career in 1977 with the film Manimuzhakkam and has donned the greasepaint for several films in his illustrious career. He also went on to win a number of prestigious awards including the National Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues – Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala in 1998. Sreenivasan has won eight Kerala state awards: Best Popular Film – Katha Parayumbol (produced and written by Sreenivasan) in 2007, Special Jury Award – Thakarachenda in 2006, Best Popular Film – Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (written and directed by Sreenivasan)in 1998, Best Screen Play – Mazhayethum Munpe in 1995,  Best Popular Film – Mazhayethum Munpe (screenplay by Sreenivasan) in 1995, Best Screen Play – Sandesam in 1991, and Best Film – Vadakkunokkiyantram in 1989.

Sreenivasan’s last release was Sakhavu early this year, which was directed by Sidhartha Siva. He shared the screen space with Nivin Pauly and Aishwarya Rajesh in this political comedy drama.

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