Rachana Narayanankutty and Subhiksha join hands for the movie Kanthari, which is making a headway under the direction of Ajmal. The movie is said to be entertainer. Subhiksha talked about her role in the movie and revealed that she will be playing a Muslim girl Sultana in the movie. Further explaining her character, she noted that Sultana’s family is the ardent followers of Muslim traditions. However, she is modernistic in her attitude. Rachana Narayanankutty portrays the other female protagonist in the movie.
According to Ajmal, the character played by Rachana has a crucial role in the movie. He also observed that she earns a living by taking advantage of others but she is easily relatable. He commented that both these characters exert influence over the life of the male protagonist. Sekhar Menon essays the role of the male central character and appears in the movie as the owner of a coffee shop. Sreejith Ravi, Rajashree, Chembil Ashokan are some of the other actors present in the movie.
Though movie is based on humour, it also analyses some grave issues, one being the different aspects of nightlife in Cochin. They have already begun shooting for the movie in Kochi. Subhiksha’s first appearance in as Malayalam movie was Olipporu alongside Fahadh Faasil. Though the movie did not make much impact at box office, her performance was highly appreciated. She has also committed to another movie Srithyam, which is directed by Devidasan. She shares the screen space with Hemanth Menon in the movie. She represents a modern girl with a Delhi background in the movie.
As for Rachana, she captured attention after doing the show Marimayam. Her style of talking which is marked with Thrissur slang gave her a unique identity. She soon made her entry into movies through the movie Theerdanam. She did minor roles in Kalachakram and Nizhalkutthu. Her first movie as the female principal character was Lucky in which she was paired with Jayaram. Her characters in the movies such as Amen, Punyalam Agarbattis, 101 Chodyangal also made significant contributions to her career. She is currently working in the movie Thilothama.