Archive for January, 2014

Vinay Forrt to romance with Namitha Pramod in ‘Hundi’

Vinay Forrt, who made his mark in the film industry through a negative role, is all geared up to play a different kind of role in his upcoming film ‘Hundi’. He has already proven his mettle when it comes to experimenting with roles as his performance as a rickshaw driver was well acclaimed in the film ‘Shutter’. In ‘Hundi’, he is all set to romance Namitha Pradhan. Although the plot of the film has not been revealed, the cast and the crew of the film are known to us.

The film is directed by Latheef Ponnani. Vinay and Namitha play the lead roles while Aju Varghese and Sreenath Bhasi are playing pivotal roles. The rest of the cast include Joy Mathew, TG Ravi, Nijaz, Shanil, Aparna Nair and Parvathy. The script has been prepared by Sudheer Karuvedi while Jayan Adoor is to wield the camera for the film.

Namitha, on the other hand, is preparing for her next movie, ‘Law Point’ opposite Kunchacko Boban. Namitha plays a very bold and glamorous character in the movie. Namitha is known to agree to a little glamour in her role if the role requires it. She says that she will not reject a role only because it requires a makeover.

Mohanlal as ‘Mohanlal’ in Rasam

An upcoming Malayalam movie, ‘Rasam’, is extremely looked forward to as Mohanlal features in the movie and plays himself as the Superstar Mohanlal. The movie is to be shot mostly in the Gulf, except for a few shots in Kerala. The movie has an interesting storyline which goes like this – RJ Menon, a well settled businessman in Dubai wishes to conduct the wedding of his only daughter Janaki in a traditional, Kerala style and wants to preserve every tradition that his culture requires. Obviously, this also calls for one of the integral parts of the wedding to be a traditional Kerala fare – the wedding feast. To achieve this wish, he particularly wants the famous dehannakaran Unnikrishnan Namboothiri to prepare the feast.

For this, he makes arrangements for Unnikrishnan to be brought to Dubai for which he is helped by none other than Mohanlal, the superstar and close friend.

The cast of the film include Devan who plays the role of RJ Menon and Nedumudi Venu who portrays Namboothiri. Nedumudi’s son, who comes to the Gulf to represent his father is essayed by Indrajith. The female leads of the movie are Varuna Shetty and Mythili. The film is directed by Rajeev Nath and the story has been penned by Sudheesh Dubai. Krish Kaimal has wielded the camera.

Kunchacko Boban to play Male nurse!!!

Surprising a lot of fans, Kunchacko Boban will try his hand in playing an extremely interesting role – a male nurse, in his new movie ‘Male nurse’. In the movie, Boban plays a man aspiring to be a singer. Unfortunately, due to circumstances, he is forced to become a nurse, the only male nurse in a hospital which has 18 female nurses. The rest of the events have been laid out in an extremely hilarious style.
Known to be a chocolate boy in the Malayalam film industry, he is now gearing up to explore his options on screen. According to Sethu, who is writing the script of the film, ‘Kunchacko plays a character who loves singing and dreams of becoming a singer. But destiny has some other plans for him and he becomes a male nurse. ’
The movie ‘Male Nurse’ is directed by Jose Thomas. Although he has been selected for the lead role, the rest of the cast is yet to be finalized. Kunchacko Boban’s last film was ‘Vishudhan’ by Vysakh. His movies slated for release are Lijin Jose’s ‘Law Point’ and N Padmanabhan’s ‘Polytechnic’. The film has still not seen a selection for the female lead. Any guesses who it might be?

Nazriya plays Fahad’s fiancée in a movie!

Hardly after a few days of announcing their matrimonial plans, Nazriya Nazim and Fahad Fazil are to play a couple in a film in which they are engaged to each other. The actors are currently shooting as each other’s love interests in the Anjali Menon directed movie, ‘Bangalore days’. Now they are to share screen space in Santhosh Nair’s film, ‘Money Rathnam’.

In the film, Fahad plays the role of the character, Neil. The story is based around Neil’s travels with his fiancée over duration of 24 hours, during a journey from Munnar to Marayur. Nazriya is to play Neil’s fiancée. The film is directed by Santhosh Nair who is known to have assisted many well known directors in the industry such as Venu Nagavally, VM Vinu, Roshan Andrews and Diphan. The script of the movie has been written by Anil Narayanan and Ajith C Lokesh while the film has been produced by Alwin Antony, Biju John and Ronnie Mathew.

According to Santhosh Nair, the movie is basically intended to be a thriller flick, but some elements have been introduced in a manner that will make the film a commercial entertainer.

Nazriya and Fahad are engaged and the Nikkah is set to be in August this year.