Helmed by debutant director Manu C Kumar, Kalyani Priyadarshan starrer Sesham Mikeil Fathima is set to hit the cinemas on November 17
Malayalam actress Kalyani Priyadarshan is all set to charm the audience with her Malabar ‘slang’ in the upcoming sports comedy drama film Sesham Mikeil Fathima. Written and directed by Manu C Kumar, the movie revolves around a Muslim woman from Malappuram with dreams of becoming a football commentator. Produced by Sudhan Sundaram and Jagadish Palanisamy, under the banners of Passion Studios and The Route, Sesham Mikeil Fathima also stars Femina George, Shaheen Siddique and Parvathi T. The film is all set to hit the cinemas on November 17.
Kalyani Priyadarshan’s Sesham Mikeil Fathima clashing with Basil Joseph’s Falimy
Distributed by Big Dream Films in Kerala and Sree Gokulam Movies worldwide, Sesham Mikeil Fathima is a highly anticipated female-led film, releasing on November 17. The Kalyani Priyadarshan-starrer is set to clash with Basil Joseph’s family drama film, Falimy at the box office. Meanwhile, Kalyani’s action drama Antony, helmed by Joshiy, is also releasing on the same day.
Sesham Mikeil Fathima’s plot
Sesham Mikeil Fathima revolves around a Muslim woman, named Fathima (Kalyani), who hails from Kerala’s Malappuram district. She aspires to become a football commentator. However, she is criticised for her Malabar ‘slang’, and is asked to improve her Malayalam speaking skills before pursuing her dreams as a commentator.
Going by the teaser, the film uses a unique and fresh concept, exploring the themes of passion and dreams, as well as breaking social stereotypes. Delving into such plot devices without compromising the authenticity of the narrative, but consciously deviating from the usual thriller and neo-noir plotlines, make this film a must-watch in cinemas near you!
Kalyani Priyadarshan-starrer Sesham Mikeil Fathima’s cast and crew
The film marks Manu’s directorial debut. Santhana Krishnan Ravichandran and Kiran Das have served as the cinematographer and editor respectively in the film, which also boasts an ensemble cast - including Femina George, Shaheen Siddique (extended cameo), Parvathi T, Aneesh G Menon and Sabumon Abdusamad. The music for the film is scored by Hesham Abdul Wahab.