The movie is directed by Akhil Anilkumar and produced by Martin Prakkat, Siby Chavara and Renjith Nair
Last Updated: 02.08 AM, Mar 21, 2022
Over the years, it’s safe to say that actress Aishwarya Lekshmi’s choices of films have more often worked than not. The actress, who has been part of several hits such as Varathan, Maayanadhi and Kaanekkaane, is set to enthrall the audience next in debutant Akhil Anilkumar’s Archana 31 Not Out.
The movie, which is scripted by Akhil, Vijay Chandran and Ajay Vijayan, is produced by Charlie director Martin Prakkat, Renjith Nair and Siby Chavara. Apart from Aishwarya, the movie also has Ramesh Pisharody, Indrans, Lukman Avaran, Anju Joseph, Hakkim Shah and Rajesh Madhavan in pivotal roles.
What is Archana 31 Not Out about?
The family entertainer, which is laced with humour, revolves around a 28-year-old schoolteacher named Archana, essayed by Aishwarya, who has gone through 31 wedding proposals.
The film marks Aishwarya’s first movie playing the central character. In an earlier interview with OTTplay, the actress told us that working in the film made her feel happier as she was always in the loop about what was going on. “We used to discuss everything and my opinions were given a lot of importance. Archana 31 Not Out was a movie that gave me a lot of confidence as an actor,” she said.
The movie was entirely shot in Palakkad and also has her playing a rustic character for the second time, after Argentina Fans Kattoorkadavu. “The aspirations and struggles of the character are completely different from my earlier roles,” the actress had told us.
Interestingly, Aishwarya has also rendered the background vocals for one of the songs in the film. Ramesh Pisharody also sang a track titled Manasuno in the movie.
When is Archana 31 Not Out releasing?
While the makers had initially announced that the movie would release in the first week of February, the Omicron threat pushed this by a week and the film hit theatres on February 11.
The movie is expected to drop on Manorama Max by the last week of March or the first week of April.