Aanakallan: Biju Menon’s next after Padayottam starts rolling
Recently, we had reported that Biju Menon will next be teaming up with Suresh Divakar of ‘Ivan Maryadharaman’ fame. Udhayakrishna is scripting this movie, which has been titled as Aanakallan. The customary pooja and switch on ceremony was held today in Capital Hotel, Trivandrum. Saptha Tarang Cinema, the banner which produced the recent superhit Panchavarnathatha, is funding this upcoming movie as well.
Biju Menon, Siddique, Maniyanpilla Raju and the crew of Aanakallan were present for the pooja. Like the director’s previous film, this upcoming movie is also touted to be a full on comedy entertainer. The makers have reportedly signed Anusree, Shamna Kasim and Kaniha as the three female leads.
Siddique, Hareesh Kanaran, Bala, Sai Kumar, Kailas, Sudheer Karamana, Suresh Krishna, Devan, Anil Murali, Janardhanan, Bindu Panicker and Priyanka form the movie’s supporting cast. Alby will be cranking the camera and John Kutty will handle the edits. The multi faceted Nadirshah has been signed as the music director. Trivandrum, Palakkad and Coimbatore have been finalized as the major locations.
Biju Menon meanwhile is awaiting the release of Padayottam, a dark comedy directed by debutant Rafeek Ibrahim. The actor has also committed for a movie each with Lal Jose and G Prajith of ‘Oru Vadakkan Selfie’ fame.