Jayaram’s ‘Manthrikan’ finally wraps up the shoot

The Jayaram starrer ‘Manthrikan’ that has been in the making for quite a while now is finally complete. The film has been directed by Anil and is a horror comedy.

Poonam Bajwa is the heroine of the film, and this would be the second time she would be seen along with Jayaram in a film, the first one being ‘China Town’. It also stars Muktha George, Sharath Chandran Wayanad, Vineeth Kumar, Murali Mohan, Indrans, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Sudha Nair, Riyaz Khan, Ramesh Pisharady, Kottayam Nazir, Sooraj Venjiradamoodu, Kalabhavan Shahjohn, E A Rajendran, Jayakrishnan, Devan, Anil Murali, Jayan and Mahesh, in supporting roles.

‘Manthrikan’ has been produced by Anand Kumar under the banner of Yes Cinema Company. The film is expected to release soon.

Manikyakkallu – A family entertainer

After Prithviraj’s mass masala films bombing at the box-office, the actor is doing a film titled Manikyakkallu in which he has no swanky cars, designer suits and sunglasses!

The film is directed by Sreenivasan’s brother-in-law Katha Parayumbol fame, Mohan and is said to be a family entertainer. The story is about a young teacher who hopes to turn around a failing school.  It is about ordinary people in a sleepy village called Nallepally near Chittur in Palakkad.

The story happens in a government school that had a glorious past but is now on the verge of being shut down as there are less than 50 students enrolled there. The teachers have lost all hope about king a difference to the situation and are busy with their personal activities. Into this situation comes a young teacher who makes a difference.

Nedumudi Venu, Samvritha Sunil Jagadeesh, Anil Murali, Kottayam Nazeer, Anoop Chandran, K.P.A.C. Lalitha and Muthumani are also part of the cast. Manikyakkallu is being produced under the banner of Gouri Meenakshi Movies. Lyrics by Anil Panachooran have been composed by M. Jayachandran.