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Kerala State Award winner Stephy Xavier to design costumes for Queen Malayalam Movie

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Kerala State Award winner Stephy Xavier to design costumes for Queen Malayalam Movie

Generally, when we talk about filmmaking and the process behind the camera, we tend to forget about departments like makeup and costume designing. But in reality, they are an integral part of any movie because it is their work that projects a particular mood of the movie to the audience. If it’s a rom-com entertainer, then the costumes are mostly flashy and bright while it becomes bit toned down in movies with that have a rural backdrop.

Stephy Xavier is currently of the most talented costume designers in Mollywood. The 25-year-old has won her first Kerala State Award for her work in the critically acclaimed movie Guppy. She designed shaded and rustic outfits for Guppy and his gang and went with sophisticated costumes for Tovino Thomas’s character Thejas Varkey. Her costumes complemented the overall realistic feel of the movie. She has also worked in movies like Lukka Chuppi, Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi and more recently Angamaly Diaries.

Stephy is currently working for Queen, an upcoming Malayalam movie, directed by debutant Dijo Jose Antony. The movie revolves around a girl who joins mechanical engineering department, a stream normally considered as a boys fort.

Queen will have a blend of newcomers and senior actors. The team recently conducted an audition for the character of the female lead in Bangalore.

The movie is scripted by newbies Jebin Joseph Antony and Sharis Muhammed. Popular faces from Tamil and Malayalam industry will be working in various technical departments of the movie.

A new production and distribution company Arabian Dreams and Entertainment headed by Rinu and Shibu K Moideen will be producing this movie.

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