Pia Bajpai to play the female lead in Tovino Thomas’ debut Tamil movie
We had earlier reported about promising young actor Tovino Thomas foraying into Tamil film industry. The actor will be making his Tamil debut in renowned cinematographer BR Vijayalakshmi’s debut directorial.
Pia Bajpai is noted for her perfomance in movies like Goa, Masters, Ko, Laal Rang etc is playing the female lead in this movie. This Tovino Thomas starrer is a bilingual made in Tamil and Malayalam.
Veteran actors Prabhu, Suhasini and Rohini are also part of this yet to be titled movie. Ace cinematographer turned filmmaker Santhosh Sivan will be serving as an executive producer for this movie.
Director BR Vijayalakshmi is noted for being Asia’s first woman cinematographer. She has worked in several popular Tamil films as DOP. She has also scripted the Malayalam movie Daddy, which had Arvind Swamy in the lead.
Her debut directorial is said to be based on a true incident that happened in Brazil. Shoot for the movie has already been wrapped up. The team shot extensively in various parts of Kerala and Chennai. The movie is expected to hit screens by June this year.
Tovino Thomas is on an all time high with a string of successful movies under his belt. His latest outing Godha is getting excellent response from all the release centres. The actor is currently shooting for director Aashiq Abu’s upcoming movie Maayanadhi in Madurai. He also completed shooting for Tharangam, a black comedy directed by debutant Arun Dominic. The movie is produced by Tamil star Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films.