Official: Fahadh Faasil, Dileesh Pothan and Syam Pushkaran reunite for Kumbalangi Nights
It has been a long while since reports about a movie titled ‘Kumbalangi Nights’ have been doing the rounds in social medias. Finally, the movie’s official announcement has been made today. Madhu C Narayanan, a former associate of Dileesh and Aashiq Abu, is making his directorial debut with this movie which stars Fahadh Faasil, Shane Nigam, Soubin Shahir, Sreenath Bhasi and Mathew Thomas in the lead roles.
Kumbalangi Nights, scripted by National award winner Syam Pushkaran, is reportedly about the lives of a bunch of youngsters from Kumbalangi, a suburb of the city of Kochi. Talks within the industry suggest that, Fahadh Faasil is playing a negative role in the movie but it is yet to be confirmed by the makers. Recently, a casting call for the female lead’s part was posted in social medias.
The technical crew of Kumbalangi Nights include cinematographer Shyju Khalid, composer Sushin Shyam and editor Saiju Sreedharan of ‘Mayaanadhi’ fame. Director Dileesh Pothan and writer Syam Pushkaran have launched a new production house named Working Class Hero and Kumbalangi Nights is their maiden venture. They are funding the movie jointly with Fahadh Faasil’s banner Fahadh Faasil and Friends.
More details regarding the supporting cast and when shoot kick-starts will be announced in the coming days. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.