Nikhila Vimal to play the female lead in Fahadh Faasil’s next
Fahadh Faasil, who recently completed the shoot of Amal Neerad’s Varathan, has two more films in his kitty. While his film Aanegilum Allengilum with debutant Vivek is currently on the floors, Fahadh is also getting ready to start shooting for his upcoming movie with Sathyan Anthikad. This yet-to-be titled movie is all set to start rolling from July 12.
As per latest reports from trustworthy sources, the makers have signed Nikhila Vimal as the female lead. Nikhila, who made her debut as a lead actress with the Dileep starrer Love 24×7, was last seen in Aravindante Athidhikal. Her performance in the movie was noted and won her appreciation from the critics. This is Nikhila’s first film with Fahadh Faasil, and so it will be refreshing to watch their on-screen chemistry. Interestingly, she has worked with director Sathyan Anthikad previously in Bhagyadevatha, in which she played the role of Jayaram’s school-going sister.
Fahadh and Sathyan Anthikkad are teaming up after a five year long gap. Their earlier film, Oru Indian Pranayakatha was a box office hit. They will be looking forward to repeat the success this time as well. Their upcoming movie is said to be a typical Sreenivasan style satire. Fahadh Faasil is playing Prakashan, an average Malayali youngster’s role in the movie.
Sathyan Anthikad and Sreenivasan are reuniting after a 16 year long year gap. The combo have delivered several memorable films in the past and so expectations are huge audience for their comeback movie as well . Sethu Mannarkad of Full Moon Cinema is producing the movie. S Kumar, a regular in Sathyan Anthikad films will be wielding the camera and Shaan Rahman has been signed as the composer. Kochi and Palakkad have been finalized as the major locations.