Thankam starring Fahadh Faasil, Joju George and Dileesh Pothan to start rolling next month
For the last few films, Fahadh Faasil has been shooting continuously for ‘Malik’, a highly ambitious film directed by Mahesh Narayanan. The actor has lost oodles of weight for the film. Shoot is at the final stages and the makers are planning to wrap up by the second week of this month. After that Fahadh will be taking a one month long break to get back in shape. He will be next joining the sets of ‘Thankam’, directed by Saheed Arafath of ‘Theeram’ fame.
National award winner Syam Pushkaran is scripting the film that also stars Dileesh Pothan and Joju George in lead roles. Syam and Dileesh Pothan and Fahadh are also involved in the production. They are jointly producing ‘Thankam’ under their banners of Working Class Hero and Fahadh Faasil and Friends. The trio last produced the widely acclaimed ‘Kumbalangi Nights’.
‘Thankam’, as per the makers, is a crime drama. Syam Pushkaran is attempting this genre for the first time and hence there will be a lot of expectations. The film has a promising core technical crew comprising of ‘Theevandi’ fame Gautham Sankar as the DOP, Kiran Das as the editor and Bijibal as the composer. Production designer Jyothish Sankar, costume designer Mashar Hamsar and make up artist Ronex Xavier are also part of the team.