Happy Wedding fame Anu Sithara to play the female lead in Jayasurya’s Captain
It was earlier reported that Jayasurya will be playing the lead in late footballer VP Sathyan’s biopic, titled as Captain. The movie is directed by debutant Prajesh Sen.
VP Sathyan was the captain of the Indian team for the World Cup qualifiers in Beirut and Seoul. He led the Indian team to a gold medal in the 1995 SAF Games and has also led Kerala to the Santosh Trophy title in 1992. Sathyan committed suicide due to depression in 2006.
The movie is highly expected by the football fans in the State. Jayasurya has been training for the past few months to improve his skills in football.
Happy Wedding fame Anu Sithara has been roped in to play the female lead in the movie. She will be playing the role of Anitha Sathyan, the footballer’s wife.
The director in a recent interview has informed that her character will have a lot of scope for performance. The movie will be told through her perspective. It will not just be centred around the game of football. The movie will also show how relationships influenced Sathyan’s life.
Captain will be Anu Sithara’s second movie with Jayasurya. She had recently shared screen space with him in director Siddique’s comedy entertainer Fukri. The pretty actress is currently shooting for Ranjith Sankar’s Ramante Edenthottam in which she will be seen as Kunchako Boban’s romantic interest.