Six Malayalam films gear up for release
Six new Malayalam releases will hit the screens on April 26: Shalini Usha Nair's Akam, Rajasenan's 72 Model, Sajan's Progress Report, K B Venu's August Club, A G Sukumaran's Ente Puthiya Number and Harilal Gandhi's Shwasam..
Here is a closer look at three of them.
Director: Shalini Usha Nair
Cast: Fahadh Faasil, Anumol
Based on well known writer Malayattoor Ramakrishnan's Yakshi, Shalini Usha Nair's Akam has already received good reviews at a few film festivals. Fahadh had acted in this film much before he became a great success.
It's a psychological thriller, in which Fahadh plays an architect named Sreenivas and Anumol plays his wife, Ragini.
The film's camerawork is handled by Christopher John Smith and music by Deepak Raghu and Murari Vasudevan.
Image: Movie poster of Akam
Cast: Govind Padmasoorya, Sreejith Vijay
Director Rajasenan has delivered some big hits but has been going through a lean phase of late.
His latest film, 72 Model, has a group of young actors in the lead such as Sreejith Vijay, Govind Padmasoorya, Soniya and Nazreen.
The cinematographer is K P Nambiathiri and the music director is M Jayachandran.
Image: Movie poster of 72 Model
Director: K B Venu
Cast: Rima Kallingal, Murali Gopi
The film, directed by K B Venu, was earlier titled Venalinte Kalaneekkangal and has been scripted by legendary writer-director P Padmarajan's son Ananthapadmanabhan.
Rima Kallingal plays the lead in this film, which is said to be centred round the life of a woman. Murali Gopi plays the male lead.
Image: Movie poster of August Club