Vineeth Sreenivasan and Pranav Mohanlal have not yet taken any remuneration for Hridayam, reveals producer Vishak Subramaniam
Vineeth Sreenivasan’s upcoming directorial ‘Hridayam’ starring Pranav Mohanlal and Kalyani Priyadarshan as the leads is hugely awaited by the Malayali audience. The film’s shoot was fast progressing when the lockdown was announced. As the remaining portions demands to be shot outdoor with several crowd sequences, the team had been waiting for the pandemic situation to get better. They are now planning to resume shoot with a 35-day long schedule.
Meanwhile, producer Vishak Subramaniam, who heads Merryland Cinemas, has revealed that neither Vineeth Sreenivasan nor Pranav Mohanlal have taken any remuneration for the film yet. Though many leading OTTs had approached him with lucrative offers, Vishak is keen to release his film only in theatres. He feels that OTTs are interested only in films with big names it. Being a producer and a theatre owner, he believes it is his responsibility to support small-scale films and fellow exhibitors.
Besides ‘Hridayam’, Vishak also has three other films lined up — ‘Sajan Bakery Since 1965’, ‘Prakashan Parakatte’ and ‘9 MM’