Manju Warrier’s Udhaharanam Sujatha to hit screens during the Onam season
Udhaharanam Sujatha is Manju Warrier’s upcoming movie, directed by debutant Phantom Praveen. Shoot for the movie has already been wrapped up and the team is busy with the post production works.
Manju Warrier is playing the titular role in Udhaharanam Sujatha. She plays the character of a widow who has a 15 year old daughter. The actress will be seen sans any makeup in the movie. She is playing the resident of a local colony who does odd jobs to raise her daughter.
Mamta Mohandas is also playing a pivotal role. She will be seen as the district Collector. Her character has great prominence in the plot. Reportedly, some of the events in the film are based on real-life IAS officers and incidents.
Martin Prakkat and Anuraga Karikkin Vellam fame Naveen Bhaskar have jointly scripted this film, which will showcase the struggles of a single mother in upbringing her teenage daughter. Newcomer Anaswara is playing the role of Manju’s daughter in this film. Nedumudi Venu, Alencier Ley Lopez, Sudhi Koppa and Joju George are also part of the cast.
Senior cinematographer Madhu Neelakandan has cranked the camera and Mahesh Narayanan, who recently made his directorial debut with the widely acclaimed Take Off, is editing the movie. Gopi Sunder is handling the music department in Udhaharanam Sujatha.
According to latest reports, the makers are planning to release the movie for this year’s Onam season. However, an official confirmation regarding the same is still awaited. Some of the other confirmed Onam releases are Mohanl’s Velipadinte Pusthakam, Mammootty’s Pullikkaran Staraa and Nivin Pauly’s Njandukalde Naatil Oridavela.
Udhaharanam Sujatha is funded by The Scene, a new production house owned by noted director Martin Prakkat and actor Joju George