Ariyippu: Kunchacko Boban’s next with Mahesh Narayanan begins
We had earlier reported about Kunchacko Boban reuniting with ‘Take Off’ director Mahesh Narayanan for a new film titled ‘Ariyippu’. The film got launched last day with a customary pooja ceremony. Kunchacko Boban, Mahesh and Shebin Backer are jointly producing the film.
‘Ariyippu’ also has Mahesh Narayanan as the scenarist and editor. Sanu John Varghese, who shot Mahesh’s previous films ‘Take Off’ and ‘Malik’, has been retained as the DOP. More details regarding the project are awaited.
Kunchacko Boban, who was last seen in ‘Bheemante Vazhi’, has a long line up for promising projects including — the bilingual ‘Ottu’ with Arvind Swami, Aashiq Abu’s ‘Neelavelicham’, ‘Padmini’ with Senna Hegde, the ‘Anjaam Pathira’ sequel ‘Aaraam Pathira’, and Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval’s ‘Nna, Thaan Case Kodu’.
Mahesh Narayanan, meanwhile, is also teaming up with Fahadh Faasil for the Netflix anthology based on MT Vasudevan Nair’s stories. The short segment will reportedly be shot in Canada. Mahesh also has his Hindi directorial debut ‘Phantom Hospital’ and a film with Kamal Hassan in the pipeline.