Nirmal Sahadev previously made Ranam starring Prithviraj
Kumari, directed by Nirmal Sahadev was announced a while back. The movie starring Aishwarya Lekshmi is a mythical tale inspired by folklore. The makers have now announced that Roshan Mathew is joining the team to play a lead role. This will be director Nirmal Sahadev’s second movie. He directed the 2018 thriller drama Ranam, starring Prithviraj.
Titled Kumari, the film is co-produced by Nirmal, while Jakes Bejoy is the composer and editor is Sreejith Sarang. The film is produced under the banner Fresh Lime Sodas. Kumari is presented by Supriya Menon under the banner of Prithviraj Productions.
Nirmal Sahadev in an interview given to Cinema Express was quoted saying, “When we met post-Ranam, we got to talking and expressed our interest in working together sometime. When I saw Moothon, I was blown away by his performance. When Kumari came to fruition last year, he told me he was glad to come on board”.
A motion poster for the movie was released in December 2020. The movie comes with the tagline, “Their promise. Her nightmare.”
Jigme Tenzing will be the director of photography for the movie and the production is set to start from August 17 this year.
Roshan Mathew who started his acting career with Adi Kapyare Kootamani got his break with the 2016 movie Aanandam. With his role in Moothon in 2019, Roshan has had the nation taking note. The actor who started in theatre is currently working on Darlings, starring Alia Bhatt and has joined the cast Oru Thekkan Thallu Case starring Biju Menon and Nimisha Sajayan.