Namo: Jayaram sheds weight and shaves head for his new film!
Veteran Malayali actor Jayaram has undergone a major physical transformation for his new film, ‘Namo’, which is being made completely in Sanskrit language. The actor has shaved his head besides losing around 20 kgs of weight for the film. It is directed by Vijeesh Mani, who is best known for the film ‘Vishwaguru’ that was made and released in 51 hours and 2 minutes. He had created a new Guinness World Record with that film. It received an Asia Book of Records certification as well. Vijeesh had also made the film ‘Netaji’ in Irula language with producer Gokulam Gopalan as a lead actor. The film also won a Guinness award, this time for being the first tribal language film.
The director’s new Sanskrit film ‘Namo’ is based on the friendship between Lord Krishna and Kuchela or Sudama. Jayaram will be seen playing the role of Kuchelan in it. Sarkar Desai, Mythili Javedkar, Raj and many other actors from across the country are part of the cast. There are some big names in the technical team as well. Padma Shri award winner Anup Jalota, popularly known as the ‘Bhajan Samraat’ is composing music for the film. Six time National award winner B Lenin is the editor and S Lokanathan handles the camera.