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Kalidas Jayaram’s bilingual supernatural thriller Nila Varum Velai commences shooting in Palakkad

Kalidas Jayaram’s bilingual supernatural thriller Nila Varum Velai will have Satyadev play protagonist in Telugu

Kalidas Jayaram’s bilingual supernatural thriller Nila Varum Velai commences shooting in Palakkad
Kalidas' new film goes on floors

Last Updated: 09.43 AM, Feb 11, 2024


The shooting of actor Kalidas Jayaram’s upcoming bilingual film titled Nila Varum Velai, has commenced recently in Palakkad following an inaugural ceremony, the makers revealed.

The film is expected to be a period supernatural thriller which will be backed by Shruthi Nallappa under the banner Miracle Movies.

Nila Varum Velai goes on floors

The film is produced by Miracle Movies which has backed films like Lakshmi, Maara and Trigger. The upcoming film, Nila Varum Velai, is billed to be a bilingual project and will be simultaneously made in Tamil and Telugu.

While in the Tamil version Kalidas Jayaram will portray the lead character, the Telugu version will feature actor Satyadev Kancharana, known for his roles in GodFather, Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya, iSmart Shankar, stepping into the shoes of the protagonist. The title of the Telugu version is yet to be decided. The film is helmed by director Hari, who previously made feel-good romantic entertainer Enna Solla Pogirai. The details on the rest of the crew and technical members are kept under wraps for now. A release for Nila Varum Velai is yet to be locked.

What do the makers say?

Producer Shruti Nallappa expresses her excitement about the upcoming project, stating that Miracle Movies has always strived to nurture compelling stories and bring them to life with grandeur. 

Promising to offer a never-before-seen cinematic experience with vast locations, elaborate set works, and action sequences, she said in a statement, “Kalidas Jayaram's dedication and talent have been evident in every role he has portrayed, regardless of screen time. He is truly a star in the making, and Miracle Movies is proud to collaborate with him on this film, which will undoubtedly elevate his stature in the industry. Director Hari's vision and expertise will further enhance the film's quality, making "Nila Varum Velai" a highly anticipated project for both Tamil and Telugu audiences.

Meanwhile, Kalidas was last seen in Malayalam-Tamil bilingual Aval Peyar Rajni. The actor also has Por in the pipeline , co-starring actor Arjun Das.

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