Sibi Malayil and Ranjith reunite after two decades for an Asif Ali starrer!
Veteran filmmaker Sibi Malayil is all set to make a comeback after a five year long gap. Asif Ali will be starring in the new film which will be produced by Ranjith. Sibi Malayil and Ranjith have previously collaborated for films like ‘Maya Mayuram’, ‘Summer in Bethlahem’ and ‘Ustaad’. Ranjith had scripted these films. Interestingly, today marks the 22nd anniversary of ‘Summer in Bethlahem’ and the duo took this special occasion to announce their reunion.
Sibi Malayil and Asif Ali have previously worked together in ‘Apoorvaragam’, ‘Violin’ and ‘Unnam’. Details regarding the new film’s genre, and other cast and crew members are expected to be formally announced in the coming days. Shoot is scheduled to begin this year itself.
Asif Ali meanwhile has his kitty full with a bunch of promising projects lined up. He was shooting for Rajeev Ravi’s cop-thriller ‘Kuttavum Shikshayum’ before the lockdown was announced. He also has ‘Ellam Sheriyaakum’ with Jibu Jacob, ‘Thattum Vellattam’ with Mridul Nair, ‘Maheshum Maruthiyum’ with Sethu, ‘A Ranjith Cinema’ with Nishanth Sattu and an untitled film with M Padmakumar coming up.
RJ Mathukutty directorial ‘Kunjeldho’ is most likely to be Asif’s next release.