Harisree Ashokan’s directorial debut titled ‘An International Local Story’
Of late, Malayalam cinema has seen a lot of actors turning to film making. After Sidharth Bharathan, Nadirshah, Vineeth Kumar, Prithviraj, Dhyan Sreenivasan, Salim Kumar and Ramesh Pisharody, latest to join the bandwagon is veteran Harisree Ashokan. His directorial debut titled as ‘An International Local Story’ is all set to go on floors.
Rahul Madhav, Dharmajan Bolgatty and Surabhi Santhosh of ‘Kuttanadan Marpapa’ have been signed to play major roles in the movie. From the title and its poster, the movie promises to be a comedy entertainer. M Shijith and Shaheer Shan are jointly producing the movie under the banner of S Square Cinemas. The makers are having a customary pooja ceremony on September 3 at Town Hall, Ernakulam.
Starting his career as a mimicry artist, Harisree Ashokan went on to star in over 100 films with almost all the superstars of the industry. Last year, his son Arjun Ashokan made his acting debut with Soubin Shahir’s Parava. It will be interesting to see if Harisree Ashokan casts his son in his directorial debut.