Rajeev Ravi and Nivin Pauly to team up for a movie based on the life of NN Pillai
Nivin Pauly is unarguably one of the most sought after Malayali actors currently. The actor celebrated his 33rd birthday last day and what better day to announce a new project. Ace filmmaker Rajeev Ravi is teaming up with Nivin Pauly for a movie based on the life of legendary theatre artist N Narayana Pillai. E4 Entertainment is producing this highly exciting project.
The announcement came late last night through E4 Entertainment’s official Facebook page. This yet-to-be-titled movie is a biopic on NN Pillai, a legendary drama artist and a freedom fighter. The movie will showcase his life as a young soldier alongside Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose in the Indian National Army (INA) and his days as a drama artist.
According to the makers, the story spans across continents and will reflect the history of Kerala and the role of Keralites in INA. NN Pillai is well known among the movie lovers of Kerala for his amazing performance as the patriarch Anjooran in the classic movie Godfather. He is also the father of veteran actor Vijayaraghavan.
As per reports, Gopan Chidamabram, who penned Amal Neerad’s period drama Iyobinte Pusthakam, will be scripting this upcoming movie. More details regarding other cast and crew members is expected to be announced in the coming days. The makers are planning to start shoot by early next year.
Rajeev Ravi is known for extracting the maximum out of his actors and it is certain that he will showcase Nivin Pauly in a never before seen dimension. The two are currently working together in Moothon, which is being directed by Rajeev Ravi’s wife Geetu Mohandas. Rajeev is wielding the camera in the movie.