Kerala schedule wrapped up for 9; Team heading to Himalayas for the next leg of shoot
Prithviraj’s ambitious sci-fi thriller 9 started rolling on April 9 in Pala. The team has wrapped up the first schedule today (April 18) and will next head to Himalayas for the next leg of shoot. Prithviraj himself informed this news through his official social media handle. The actor’s newly launched production house Prithviraj Productions is funding 9 aka Nine jointly with Sony Pictures International Productions.
Ace filmmaker Kamal’s son Jenuse Mohamed is directing this big budget movie. Nine is Jenuse Mohamed’s second film after he made an impressive debut with the Dulquer Salmaan starrer ‘100 Days of Love’. This upcoming movie is an ambitious sci-fi flick, probably the first of its kind in Malayalam cinema. If reports are to be believed, Prithviraj plays a scientist in this movie, the story of which happens over nine days.
The movie boasts of a strong technical crew comprising of cinematographer Abhinandan Ramanujam, well known for his works like ‘Amen’ and ‘Mosayile Kuthirameenukal’, and editor Shameer Muhammed. Shaan Rahman is composing the songs and ‘Da Thadiya’ fame Sekhar Menon has been signed to compose the original music score.
Nithya Menen and Parvathy are being considered for the two female leads but an official word has not yet been given. More details regarding the other cast members are expected to be revealed in the coming days. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.