Two years ago, young director Vysakh surprised everybody with ‘Pokkiri Raja’, a movie made in a budget of 5 crore, gathering 17 crores from the Kerala market to emerge as the biggest hit of the year. The director who made a casting coup by uniting Prithviraj with Megastar Mammootty for this film is on the lines of a similar surprise with his new project…Yes, the promising young director is going to call the shots for his new film with Superstar Mohanlal in the lead. The surprises don’t end here as Vysakh will also bring in Megastar Mammootty’s son Dulqar Salman to play the second hero in this movie to be written by Sibi K Thomas- Udhay Krishna.
The trade observes that the union of Mohanlal with the other superstar’s son will itself bring in much curiosity that will end up in favour of the movie. Vysakh and the scriptwriters are planning to for a bigger canvas for this film which will be on sets only by the last months of 2012.
Vysakh who is currently in the preproduction works of his ‘Mallusingh’ grabbed news headlines yesterday when he was not allowed for a location hunt by some organisations in Tamil Nadu, over the Mullaiperiyar row, The director and his crew who was at Pollachy to look for some suitable location’s was forced to return as activists in large numbers surrounded the hotel on which they were staying.