Tovino Thomas’s 'Aaravam' is a sports drama

The film, directed by debutant Jithu Ashraf, will be scripted by Shahi Kabir of ‘Joseph’ fame.
Tovino Thomas’s 'Aaravam' is a sports drama
Tovino Thomas’s 'Aaravam' is a sports drama
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Malayalam star Tovino Thomas has a number of films in different stages of production needing his attention and the latest to join this list is Aaravam.

To be directed by debutant Jithu Ashraf, the film will be scripted by Shahi Kabir of Joseph fame. Aaravam is touted to be a sports drama and will be based on the popular snake boat race in Kerala. Reports are that the film will be revolving on the lives of the boat race community. The technical crew of Aaravam is highly impressive with Abhinandan Ramanjunam roped in to crank the camera, Jyothish Shankar for art direction and Renganaath Ravee for sound designing.

Haseeb Haneef, Aji Medayil and Noushad Alathur are producing the movie under their respective banners Malayalam Movie Makers and Achicha Films. The prep work to get this project on the floors is on and the exact date is expected to be announced soon.

In the meantime, Tovino Thomas has multiple projects needing attention, including Manu Ashokan’s Uyare, Salim Ahamed’s And The Oscar Goes To, Prithviraj Sukumaran’s Lucifer, Aashiq Abu’s Virus, Arun Bose’s Luca, Minnal Murali directed by Basil Joseph, Praveen Prabharam’s Kalki and Kilometers and Kilometers with Jeo Baby. Of this, And The Oscar Goes To and Lucifer have reached the post production stage. Shooting of his film Luca has begun and will now progress rapidly to ensure its release this year.

He is currently busy shooting for Uyare, directed by Manu Ashokan, an erstwhile associate of the late filmmaker Rajesh Pillai. The film is bankrolled by Shegna, Sherga and Shenuga, the daughters of producer PV Gangadharan, under the banner Grihalakshmi Films. The music for Uyare is composed by Gopi Sunder, and Mahesh Narayan is in charge at the editing table. Director Manu’s wife Shreya is the film’s costume designer.

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