Sulaikha Manzil, which is directed by Ashraf Hamza, has Lukman and Anarkali as its leads
Last Updated: 11.41 AM, Apr 17, 2023
Post Saudi Vellakka and Thallumaala, Malayalam actor Lukman Avaran’s stocks have soared and the young artiste is now all set for his upcoming release Sulaikha Manzil that has him essaying the lead role along with Anarkali Marikar.
The film, which is helmed by Thamaasha and Bheemante Vazhi director Ashraf Manzil, had wrapped up its shoot last year and the team has been looking for an opportune date to release the film, which is filled with fun, frolic and friendships. And the team has found exactly that.
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What is Sulaikha Manzil about?
The film revolves around a wedding. It spans from the time the wedding is fixed between its lead pair till the end of the function. The film’s director Ashraf tells us that weddings are usually a melting pot of emotions for all involved and the movie encompasses all of that. “It’s full of celebration,” says the director, adding that the romance between the couple forms the crux of the movie.
Apart from Lukman and Anarkali, the movie also has Chemban Vinod Jose, Adhri Joe, Ganapathy and Shabareesh Varma as part of the cast. The film is set in Ponnani, Malappuram, and will have the celebratory flavour of the region.
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Ashraf and Lukman have been friends for a long time, and the filmmaker says that he has been waiting for the perfect movie for them to collaborate. “I know that he’s a good actor and when I worked with him I wanted it to be in a role that was best suited for him. Sulaikha Manzil has him in such a character,” says Ashraf.
When and where to watch Sulaikha Manzil?
The film, which is also co-produced by Chemban, is set to hit theatres as an Eid release in Kerala. Sulaikha Manzil will clash with Aashiq Abu’s Neelavelicham, Muhashin’s Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham and Irshad Parari’s Ayalvaashi.