Paattu postponed; Alphonse Puthren to team up with Prithviraj next?
‘Premam’ director Alphonse Puthren had announced that his next film will be a musical entertainer titled ‘Paattu’. Fahadh Faasil and Nayanthara were signed as the leads for the film, which was supposed to begin by the end of this year. However, it is now learnt that the project has been postponed due to date issues of the lead actors. Alphonse is instead trying to greenlit a project with Prithviraj Sukumaran.
As per a report in Pinkvilla, the director has pitched a new script to Prithviraj, who has also shown interest. Reportedly, the two have been holding talks for the past couple of months and they might soon come up with a formal announcement.
Prithviraj is currently working on his second directorial ‘Bro Daddy’. He along with Mohanlal are playing the lead roles in the film. Its shoot got commenced recently in Hyderabad. Prithviraj also has several acting commitments lined up. He has films like ‘Theerppu’, ‘Jana Gana Mana’, ‘Kaduva’ and ‘Aadujeevitham’ in different stages of production. ‘Neelavelicham’ and ‘Vilayath Buddha’ are some of his other announced projects. It remains to be seen how he manages to squeeze in time for Alphonse’s film.
Stay tuned for more updates.