Nivin Pauly won all the hearst with his film with Sai Pallavi, ‘Premam’. After that he is considered to be the most favourite star not only in Mollywood but now in Kollywood too! The star is set to do a debut in Tamil industry through his film ‘Richie’. But as the fans were getting all excited about this stint of his, here comes another extremely interesting news.
It was just a matter of time before Dhyan Sreenivasanmade his directorial debut, following his dad Sreenivasan and elder brother Vineeth’s route. And for his first movie, he has paid a tribute to both his family members by picking his brother’s first hero, Nivin Pauly, for the lead role, and by naming his character after Sreenivasan’s memorable one from Vadakkunokkiyanthram – Dineshan.
And cast opposite Nivin Pauly, in the character of Shobha is none other than south beauty Nayanthara, for their first film together. “The film has been titled Love, Action, Drama. It’s a modern day take on Vadakkunokkiyanthram. Even though Nivin’s character will have a few similarities to Dineshan of the yesteryear movie, there are no other likenesses,” clarifies the actor-turned-filmmaker, who has also scripted the movie.
Dhyan says, “It’s a romcom and will also have all the elements promised in the title.” The team is planning to start the shoot of the film in October with Chennai and Alappuzha being the main locations.
The movie will also have Aju Varghese in a pivotal role, with Shaan Rahman and Vivek Harshan handling the music and editing departments, respectively.
Ask Dhyan if he has jitters about his new role as a director and he says, “There is no pressure because I have worked with everyone in the team. Nayanthara is the only new member.”
Dhyan will be taking up on him to direct the Malayalam and Tamil stars in his directorial debut. This was announced at the 5th year anniversary of the release of Thattathil Marayathu. For those who are not aware, this movie helped Nivin Pauly mark his presence in the film industry.
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