Their last outing Maheshinte Prathikaaram was a huge commercial and critical success. The debut film of director Dileesh Pothan was pathbreaking in many aspects such as narration and overall treatment. For Fahadh Faasil, it was a much-needed blockbuster and catapulted him back to stardom. The film won Best Popular Movie Award at 48th Kerala State Awards and Best Malayalam Film Award at 64th National Film Awards. The scriptwriter Syam Pushkaran went on to bag both State and National awards. The latest news is that the filmmaker Priyadarshan is remaking the film in Tamil with Udhayanidhi Stalin playing the role of Fahadh.
So, when the trio team up again for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, expectations are bound to be high. The film is a story of four individuals who come from different backgrounds and how the law and order affect their lives. Director Dileesh and creative head Syam have again attempted for an unconventional treatment without compromising the entertainment value. The recently released trailer has further kindled one’s expectations. The teaser begins with Fahadh asking Suraj Venjaramoodu – Are you from Vaikkom? Suraj replies yes. Then Fahadh continues the talk saying he has come there for Ashtami. Suraj smiles and some sudden thought prompt him to ask why. The teaser ends without giving out what the film is about but at the same time leaves an impression that the answer to that why is what audience can look forward to.
The other lead cast is Soubin Shahir and Alencier Ley. With this film, the Malayalam industry will get a new face with Nimisha Sajayan. Though her first movie is yet to be released, she has already signed her next with Shane Nigam which will be editor Ajit Kumar’s directorial debut. Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum is written by Sajeev Pazhoor and cinematography is handled by Rajeev Ravi. Rafeeq Ahammed has penned the lyrics for Bijibal's music. The film was earlier slated for an Eid release but now the date has been shifted to June 28th. Watch this space for more updates as the hype around the movie is increasing by each passing day. In the meantime, let us know your thoughts on the film’s teaser.