While a number of Malayalam movies are lined up for release over the next two months in Mollywood, this festive season will see five major releases among other films preparing to cash in on the spirit of Eid ul Fitr.
A Prithviraj-Indrajith starrer, Tiyaan is directed by Jiyen Krishnakumar and scripted by Murali Gopy. Interestingly, it is the first Malayalam movie to use live-shot footage of the renowned Kumbh Mela festival. Going by the trailer, the film is about the battle between good and the evil.
2. Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
The last time Dileesh Pothan and Fahadh Faasil came together, they created onscreen magic with Maheshinte Prathikaaram. Hence, movie buffs are eagerly waiting to see Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum. While debutante Nimisha Sanjayan will be seen as the female lead, Soubin Shahir, Alencier and Suraj Venjaramood play pivotal roles. Reportedly, the story revolves around four people who meet for the first time at a police station.
3. Role Models
The comedy movie by Rafi with Fahadh Faasil in the lead is all set to hit screens during Ramzan. The movie has Vinayakan, Vinay Forrt, Sharafudheen and Namitha Pramod in major roles. It will be interesting to see two major releases of Fahadh at the box office at the same time.
4. Avarude Ravukal
After an unprecedented delay, Asif Ali, Unni Mukundan and Vinay Forrt starrer Avarude Ravukal is finally gearing up for release. The death of the film’s producer, Ajay Krishnan, had delayed the release of the movie. The film is directed by Shanil Muhammed, who co-directed the 2013 hit Philips and the Monkey Pen.
5. Oru Cinemakaran
Directed by Leo Thaddeus, Oru Cinemakaran is the 25th film by LJ films. Starring Vineeth Sreenivasan and Rajisha Vijayan in the lead, the movie revolves around the struggles of an aspiring filmmaker.