Hollywood stunt director Lee Whittaker joined the sets of Malik on December 11 to choreograph some important stunt sequences in the film. Reports are that the award-winning stunt director has choreographed a stunt with Fahadh Faasil and Vinay Forrt so far and it has come out well.
The shooting of Malik is happening at a brisk pace in Kochi after which the team will be moving over to Thiruvananthapuram and then Lakshadweep, state sources in the know. The technical crew of Malik includes Sanu John Varghese for cinematography, Sushin Shyam for music, Vishnu Govind and Sree Sankar for sound designing, and Santosh Raman for production designing.
On the star cast roped in for Malik, we hear that Nimisha Sajayan, Dileesh Pothan, Vinay Forrt, Indrans, Sudhi Koppa, Chandhunath, and Jalaja form the supporting cast. Malik is expected to hit the marquee next year.
Reports are that Malik is based on a true story and that it covers different time periods starting from the 1960s. It is said to be a film set in the coastal region where the minorities are under threat to relocate and the hero is responsible for starting a rebellion movement. The film’s main lead Fahadh Faasil will be seen sporting four different looks for the film and his character is traced out from 20 years to 57 years, we hear.
Lee Whittaker has worked in several international films including Into the Storm, Catching Fireflies, Aimee, Deuces Wild, Desert's Edge, The Open Door, Bad Reception, Growing Up 30, etc. His notable films in the Indian film circuit include Thugs of Hindosthan and Baahubali: the Conclusion. It may be noted that he won the National Award for Best Action Direction for Baahubali 2. With the talented stunt master joining the Malik unit, fans are hoping for an action-packed film.
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