Aparna Balamurali to replace Manju Warrier in Kaapa
Aparna Balamurali, who recently won the National award for Best Actress, has joined the cast of ‘Kaapa’. The upcoming multi-starrer directed by Shaji Kailas also stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Asif Ali and Anna Ben. Manju Warrier was initially part of the cast, but she has opted out due to date issues. The actress is currently working alongside Ajith in his upcoming film with H Vinoth. It is learnt that Aparna will be stepping in for Manju’s role in ‘Kaapa’.
‘Kaapa’ is touted to be an action thriller centered around gangsters in Thiruvananthapuram city. It has Prithviraj playing a gangster named Kotta Madhu. He will be appearing in two looks in the film. Dileesh Pothan and Nandu are also part of the cast.
‘Kaapa’ is based on a Indugopan’s short story. He has also scripted the film. It has Jomon T John as the cinematographer and Shameer Muhammed as the editor.
More details regarding the project backed by Writers Union are awaited.