The Malayalam film is based on the short story Amminipilla Vettu Case.
Oru Thekkan Thallu Case first look poster
Actor Biju Menon has announced his new film titled Oru Thekkan Thallu Case, based on the short story Amminipilla Vettu Case written by GR Indugopan. Besides Biju, the Malayalam film stars Padmapriya, Roshan Mathew and Nimisha Sajayan in the lead roles. Oru Thekkan Thallu Case will go on floors this August and the makers unveiled a kickass poster announcing the same.
The film's poster featuring the lead actors Biju, Padmapriya, Roshan and Nimisha, offers a glimpse into their character sketches. Padmapriya will be returning to Malayalam cinema after a four-year hiatus with this project. Oru Thekkan Thallu Case, directed by debutant Sreejith N, has a screenplay by Rajesh Pinnadan. The film is produced by Mukesh R Mehta and C V Sarathi under E4 Entertainment.
During an interaction with The Times of India, Sreejith spoke about the film stating, "Maybe we can call it a drama that has quite a bit of humour. We have conceived it as a period movie, in the backdrop of the eighties." The filmmaker revealed that the 'central idea of the story and the character arc' in the film will be the same as the short story (Amminipilla Vettu Case).
Oru Thekkan Thallu Case will be extensively shot in Kerala. Meanwhile, Sreejith had earlier co-wrote the 2014 release Pakida starring Biju Menon and directed by Sunil Karayattukara.
Interestingly, the director Sreejith is also one of the scriptwriters for Prithviraj's upcoming directorial Bro Daddy starring Mohanlal, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Meena, Lalu Alex, Murali Gopy, Kaniha and Soubin Shahir. The film also features the actor-turned-director in a pivotal role.
Bro Daddy is currently in the pre-production stage and marks the second directorial of Prithviraj after Lucifer, also his second film wherein Mohanlal plays the leading role The film is set to be a light-hearted flick featuring the Malayalam superstar in the titular role.