Nivin Pauly to star in Geetu Mohandas’ Moothon
Actress turned filmmaker Geetu Mohandas has announced her next project in Mollywood titled as Moothon. The movie will feature young star Nivin Pauly in the lead role. The first look poster was unveiled yesterday and it has been trending in all social media platforms.
The movie has some big names associated with it. Geetu Mohandas’ husband and cinematographer/ filmmaker Rajeev Ravi will handle the camera in this movie. Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is also making his entry to Malayalam film industry by collaborating with Geetu Mohandas in writing the dialogues. Govind Menon will handle the music department for this movie.
Eros International and Bollywood filmmaker Anand L Rai’s new production house Colour Yellow Productions will present the movie under the banner Jar Pictures.
Geetu Mohandas’ previous movie Liar’s Dice, release in 2014 was a critically acclaimed one which was screened at several international film festivals. The movie was also India’s official entry at the 87th Academy Awards. It will be exciting to see such an acclaimed filmmaker calling the shots for a commercial actor like Nivin Pauly.
The first look poster released today has Nivin Pauly in a different look with a shaved head and a nose stud. The red toned shady downtown in the backdrop suggests an intense crime thriller on the lines of Gangs of Wasseypur and Kammatipadam.
Nivin Pauly has been consciously trying to move away from his comfort zone of the regular rom-com entertainers. Last year he did Action Hero Biju, a different take from the usual cop stories. He has some exciting projects lined up for 2017 also.
Debutant Althaf’s family entertainer Njandukalude Naatil Oridavela will be his first release this year. He is also shooting for National award winning filmmaker Sidhartha Siva’s political drama Sakhavu in which he is playing a student leader from the left front. He is also awaiting the release of his yet to be titled Tamil movie directed by Gautham Ramachandran. It is the official remake of Kannada superhit movie Ulidavru Kandanthe. Apart from that he has also signed for two other Tamil movies.
All eyes on Moothon now. Here’s wishing best of luck for the team.