Wamiqa Gabbi to play the female lead in Prithviraj’s next?
Punjabi actress Wamiqa Gabbi made an impressive Malayalam debut last year with Basil Joseph’s Godha. The pretty actress won a lot of appreciation for her power-packed performance as a wrestler in the movie. Few days back, Wamiqa had hinted about signing a new Malayalam movie through her social media handle. If reports are to be believed, Wamiqa will be seen as the female lead in Prithviraj’s science-fiction thriller Nine aka 9. An official confirmation regarding the same is still awaited.
Nine is being directed by Jenuse Mohammed of ‘100 Days of Love’ fame. It is most probably the first of its kind sci-fi flick in Malayalam cinema. Prithviraj is said to be playing a scientist in this movie, the story of which happens over nine days. Shoot for the movie commenced last month in Kerala before shifting to the Himalayas.
Nine has a formidable technical team. Abhinandan Ramanujam, well known for his works in movies like ‘Amen’ and ‘Mosayile Kuthirameenukal’ is cranking the camera and edits are handled by Shameer Muhammed. Shaan Rahman is composing the songs in Nine while ‘Da Thadiya’ fame Sekhar Menon composes the original music score.
Actor Prithviraj’s newly launched production house Prithviraj Productions is producing this ambitious project jointly with Sony Pictures International Productions.