Ranjith Sankar announces sequel for his hit horror-comedy Pretham!
Ranjith Sankar is fresh from the success of his latest film, Njan Marykutty. The movie which had Jayasurya in the lead role discussed an inspiring story of a transexual and her ambition to become a police officer. Critics and commoners praised the movie. Jayasurya’s performance in the titular role earned him unanimous appreciation. Njan Marykutty has successfully completed 50 days in theatres.
Taking to his social media handle on this occasion, director Ranjith Sankar expressed his gratitude to the audience for making the movie a success. Along with that he also announced a sequel for his horror flick Pretham. His Facebook post reads,
Our heartfelt gratitude for all the love you showered on Njan Marykutty
Attempting PRETHAM 2 next. One of my favourite genres.Will try our best to make it a fun entertainer for this X Mas.
More on it soon
Pretham, which was released in 2016, had Jayasurya, Aju Varghese, Govind Padmasoorya, Sharafudheen and Shruthi Ramachandran in major roles. Made as an entertaining horror-comedy, the movie emerged as a commercial success.
Regarding the sequel, the director has not announced its cast or other details. It remains to be seen if the same cast will be retained or the director is planning it as a ‘Pretham’ franchise, like how they do in Bollywood.