It’s an all Bollywood crew for Mohanlal’s next!
Shoot for Mohanlal’s upcoming Ajoy Varma movie commenced recently in Mumbai. The actor is expected to join the team very soon after he returns from Singapore, where he is holidaying with his family. The movie is said to be a thriller and is set entirely outside Kerala. Mumbai and Pune are the major locations while brief portions will be canned in Sri Lanka and Mongolia as well.
Director Ajoy Varma is a former associate of veterans Ram Gopal Varma and Rajiv Anchal. He has previously directed a Hindi movie titled SRK. For his debut Malayalam directorial, Ajoy has assembled a formidable line up of technicians, most of them from Bollywood.
This yet-to-be-titled movie is scripted by is scripted by newcomer Saju Thomas and cinematography is done by Santhosh Thundiyil. The latter is known for his works in films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Krrish and Rustom. His last film was Neeraj Pandey’s sports biopic MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. Serena Tixeria, make up artiste of films like 3 Idiots and Dhoom, Sunil Rodriguez, the action choreographer of Golmaal Again and Singham Returns and other such experienced technicians are part of this upcoming Mohanlal starrer.
Earlier, reports suggested that popular heroines Trisha and Meena would be playing the female leads in the movie. However, the makers have declined it. Parvatii Nair, noted in films like James and Alice and Uttama Villain, has been confirmed as one of the female leads. The team is currently on the look for another suitable actress to play Mohanlal’s wife. Suraj Venjaramoodu, Dileesh Pothan and Sai Kumar are also part of the supporting cast.
The movie is produced by Santhosh T Kuruvilla’s Moonshot Entertainment, and co-produced by John Thomas and Mibu Jose Nettikdan.