After Joseph, Padmakumar to helm another thriller
Director M Padmakumar is set to helm a new thriller film, which will be scripted by Vinod Guruvayoor. The story is about a bunch of students who set out on a trip to Kodaikanal and the problems they endure during this journey. Details regarding the cast and crew members are not yet known.
Padmakumar is known for directing films like ‘Vargam’, ‘Shikkar’, ‘Vaasthavam’, ‘Kanal’ etc. He last made the epic period film ‘Mamangam’ starring Mammootty in the lead. In 2018, Padmakumar made ‘Joseph’, a crime thriller with Joju George in the titular role. The film was a surprise hit that even won Joju a Special Mention at the National Awards. The director will be trying to better himself with this new thriller film.
Recently, there were speculations about Padmakumar making a Tamil-Malayalam bilingual film, but nothing materialized. There are also reports about him teaming up with Asif Ali and Suraj Venjaramoodu for a new project but a formal announcement has not yet been made.