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Nithya Menon in Queen movie remake

Nithya Menon has quite a lot of projects to work on. It has been reported that the actress would be seen in the official remake of a movie that has had huge success in Bollywood. Nithya would be seen in the shoes of Kangana Ranaut, for the remake of the blockbuster ‘Queen’. The upcoming remake would be a tri-lingual movie. It would be filmed in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. The famous actor-director Thiagarajan has successfully got the remake rights of ‘Queen’.

Thiagarajan says that he is looking for a suitable actress for this film, one who can act well in all the three languages. Being a well established actress of South Indian film industry, Nithya Menon is a good fit for this challenging role. A lot would be expected from the chief character of this film, since the original movie received overwhelming response. The Vikas bahl directorial tells the story of a Delhi based girl called Rani, who goes on her honeymoon even after her wedding is cancelled. It was released in March last year and went on to win six trophies at the 60th Filmfare Awards.

The upcoming films of Nithya Menon are ‘Ok Kanmani’, ‘100 Days Of Love’ and ‘Son Of Sathyamurthy’.

Vedhika In Upcoming malayalam movie Amar Akbar Anthony

Vedhika would soon be joining the cast of ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’. She would be playing the female lead in this upcoming flick. The actor-lyricist Nadhirshah is directing this film. The male lead roles shall be played by Jayasurya, Indrajith and Prithviraj. The film would be a comic thriller and the shooting is expected to begin from the second week of April this year. The debutants Bipin-Vishnu have written the script and Deepak Dev would compose the soundtrack.

Vedhika recently turned down a role in ‘Chandrettan Evideya’ that featured Dileep too. The actress backed out as she didn’t have dates for the film. It has been reported that Namitha Pramod has climbed onboard to replace Vedhika. The actor-filmmaker Siddharth Bharathan is directing this film.

The Jose Thomas directed ‘Sringaravelan’ was Vedhika’s first malayalam film and featured Dileep in the main role. It got mixed reviews. The actress’s last film ‘Cousins’ too wasn’t a success at all. It received quite negative reviews and ended up being a commercial failure.

She is shooting for the Kannada film ‘Shivalinga’ in which she has been paired opposite Shivaraj Kumar. Vedhika’s last Tamil film was ‘Kaaviya Thalaivan’ and proved to be a significant success. It featured Prithviraj and Siddharth in the lead.

Biju Menon And Kunchacko Boban In Madhura Naranga

The combo of Biju Menon and Kunchacko Boban is back. This time, they have been roped in for Sugeeth’s next movie titled ‘Madhura Naranga’. The female lead has been given to Parvathy Ratheesh- the daughter of famous actor Ratheesh. This will mark her debut in Mollywood. She will don the role of a Sri Lankan girl, who lives in Dubai. Another well known actress will be given the lead female and paired opposite Biju Menon. The lead actors Biju Menon and Kunchacko Boban shall be seen in the role of taxi drivers. The entire movie will be filmed in Dubai and the shooting is currently going on over there.

It wasn’t a success last time Biju Menon and Kunchacko Boban appeared together. ‘Bhaiyya Bhaiyya’ faced loads of negative reviews from critics and turned out to be an utter failure. It was criticized for its repetitive theme. Both these actors had to bear failure when they last worked with director Sugeeth. This one, called ‘3 Dots’, was a big flop too. Biju Menon seems to be doing quite well lately. His last release ‘Vellimoonga’ was very well received at the box office and earned quite a many positive reviews. But Kunchacko Boban’s recent ‘Cousins’ was a big disappointment.

Kumbasaram malayalam movie by Aneesh Anwar

Director Aneesh Anwar is ready for his next project ‘Kumbasaram’. This upcoming Malayalam film features Jayasurya and Honey Rose as the lead pair. The production is being done under the banner of Frames Inevitable, by producer Niyas Ismail. Master Viviswan, Aju Varghese, Shanavas, Master Jagguru, Priyanka, Tini Tom, Master Aakash, Vineeth R and Baby Krithika Suresh would also be seen in important roles.

The pair of Honey Rose and Jayasurya is not new for movie enthusiasts. They shared the screen space in the 2012 release ‘Trivandrum Lodge’, directed by V K Prakash. This film was a mix of romance, drama, black comedy, off-color humor and thriller. Though the film was a box office success, it received mix reviews for its bold plot. Another film that featured the two actors in lead roles was ‘Thank You’ that came in 2013. Based on the current socio-political system, this one wasn’t much of a success.

As for the director, ‘Kumbasaram’ would be Aneesh Anwar’s second venture after ‘Zachariyayude Garbhinikal’. This was a comedy drama film written by the director himself. On the contrary, his upcoming film would be a thriller. Alby is handling the camera, while the tunes would be created by Vishnu Mohan Sithara

Indrajith and Rachana in Adoorum Thoppilumallatha Oru Bhasi

The debutant Vishnu Vijayan Kaaraattu is directing ‘Adoorum Thoppilumallatha Oru Bhasi’. Interestingly, it features Indrajith in the role of a theatre owner. The other actors onboard are Sreejith Ravi, Rachana Narayanankutty, Sanju Sivaram , Balachandran, S P Sreekumar, Srinda and V K Sreeraman. The tunes would be created by Jassie Gift. The movie is set in the olden times – 1972 to the 1990s. But the filmmakers revealed that they are not making any special efforts to show this, like attire of the olden times or sepia color tone.

The name of Indrajith’s character is Bhasi. This lucky man gets a movie theatre in the form of ancestral property. Along with his friends, he struggles to resolve the issues in his life. They try running the theatre simultaneously, but they end up entangled in more problems.

Sreejith Ravi is another one playing a prominent role- he is the theatre operator. Sanju Sivaram and S P Sreekumar don the role of Bhasi’s buddies. Srinda would play the love interest of Bhasi in college days, while Rachana Narayanankutty plays Bhasi’s wife. This character is called Lekha. The actress is elated on being offered the role, as she told the media. Describing her character, she explained that Lekha is a supportive and homely wife who helps her husband at all times.

Asif Ali and Janani Iyer in Happy Birthday movie

This New Year is going to be another great year for Malayalam actor Asif Ali as he has numbers of projects in his hand. Along with other projects the actor also has signed a new movie named “Happy Birthday”. This movie is going to be the directorial debut of Gautham Mohan. As the sources related to the movie say, the theme and the storyline of the movie is not stereotype. It has an unusual theme which is not so much anticipated in Malayalam film industry beforehand. The famous actor will be paired with Janani Iyer in “Happy Birthday”. Previously this couple also came together on screen with “Driver on Duty” and “Moosayile Kuthirameenukal”.

The story of the movie is written by Rohit Panikker, and Rajeev M Philip has written the dialogues. Vijay Menon, Rohini, Jinu and Prathap Pothen will do other prominent characters in the movie. The famous music director Prasanth Pillai will be the music person behind the movie. Right now “Happy Birthday” is going through its pre-production works. Once after its completion, the movie will kick start from mid of March, 2015. This movie is from the genre of romantic drama with affine integrated line of horror and comedy. As per reports, “Happy Birthday” is inspired by “Groundhog day”, the famous Hollywood movie.

Sunny Wayne and Ramya Krishnan in Appavum Veenjum

After making movies like Doctor Patient and Out of Syllabus, director Vishwanathan is planning to make another movie titled “Appavum Veenjum”. This movie is going to be the comeback project of famous actress Ramya Krishnan to mainstream Malayalam film. After completion of her ongoing Telugu movie “Bahubali”, she will join the “Appavum Veenjum” team to start its shooting. In this movie stars like Sunny Wayne and Prathap Pothen will be seen in prominent roles. The character of Ramya is going to be little conspicuous. But the director as well as the audiences also is hopeful to get the best acting from Ramya in conspicuous role as she did these types of role in Aryan and Anuragi. The songs for the movie “Appavum Veenjum” were composed by Oseppachan. It will be produced under the banner of MTM production house. The shooting will take place mainly at Kuttikkanam and Wagamon. Venugopal will be the chief camera person behind the scene.

Ramya is one of the most talented actresses in south Indian film industry. She was paired with many famous and prominent actors onscreen like Mohanlal, Mukesh and Gopi. “Neram Pularumbol”, “Bheekaran”,” Orkkappurathu”, “Janmandharam”,” Kakkakuyil”, “Nagaravadhu” were some of her notable works for Malayalam film industry.

Girls, a new Horror thriller by Thulasidas:

Popular Malayalam filmmaker Thulasidas is going to give Malayalam industry a new horror movie named “Girls”. This movie will be a female oriented movie and seven prominent actresses from the industry will be seen as lead roles. Those seven actresses are Anusree, Aparna Nair, Iniya, Muktha, Ankitha, Subhiksha,and Seetha Lekshmi. All of their characters have equal importance in the movie. This big budget movie “Girls” will be released in some other languages also other than Malayalam. This script for the movie is written by Manoj Shankar. The story revolves around the lives of four students of docu-fiction technologyon a journey. This movie was shot against the backdrops of Wagamon, and Kuttikanam. This film will be released in Tamil also. The title of the Tamil version of the film is “Ini Varum Nattkal”. The camera person behind the screen will be Sanjeev Shankar and the music department will be handeled by M. G. Sreekumar.

Thulasidas became a popular director in Malayalam film industry. He gives hit movies like Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum ,Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan , Dosth, Mimics Parade and many others. So, Malayalam audiences has lots of expectations from the director’s new venture and as it is going to be a women centric horror movie, it has a special appeal to all the audiences.

Mia George Loves Teaching

Mia George has recently confessed her interests other than acting. The charming actress says that she would have become a teacher, if she had to choose any other career. In an interview, she said that she deeply admires the teaching profession. She is currently pursuing masters in English literature. Studying at Pala Saint Thomas College, she is preparing for her third semesters exams. She admits that she has not been a very regular student. She manages her studies by carrying the hard copies of the notes on the sets.

She also said that her teachers and classmates support her choice of career. They have always helped her to sail through exams by holding special classes for her and providing notes. Though teaching is her favorite field, she does not have plans to make a future in this profession. The actress did several films in 2014. She got the chance to work with the renowned actor Mohanlal in ‘Mr. Fraud’. Other of her projects were ‘Amarakaaviyam’ and ‘Hi I’m Tony’. This year too, she would be occupied with many projects. Some of her upcoming movies are ‘Manthrika Thooval’ and ‘Netru Indru Naalai’. ‘Manthrika Thooval’ is a fantasy, in which Mia has been paired with Nivin Pauly. While the Ravi directorial ‘Netru Indru Naalai’ is also a fantasy that features Vishnu as the male lead.

Asif Ali And Bhavana in Adventures Of Omanakuttan

Asif Ali and Bhavana will play the lead role in the upcoming Mollywood film ‘Adventures Of Omanakuttan’. The actress has an interesting role to play in the movie. She would appear as a Flamenco dancer called Pallavi. While Asif Ali would play Omanakuttan. The two would be seen falling in love.

Bhavana is preparing for her role by learning Flamenco dance. The actress has always been close to Asif Ali, as well as his wife Zama. The audience has previously enjoyed the onscreen chemistry in ‘Honey Bee’ and ‘Ozhimuri’. Released in 2013, ‘Honey Bee’ was a romantic comedy. It went on to become a ‘Monsoon Hit’ at the box office. But the 2012 release ‘Ozhimuri’ did not fare well at the box office, though it won several awards.
Adventures Of Omanakuttan is the creation of the newcomer director Rohit VS. As the director says, both actors would appear in a never avatar. It is said that the lighthearted romantic comedy has given a complete makeover to Asif Ali.