Dileep is all set to play the lead in the movie ‘Thambichan in Thailand’. The movie is being directed by Saji Surendran. Krishna Poojapura is scripting the movie. The Saji Surendran – Krishna
Poojapura team has gelled well in a lot many movie.
Interestingly, Saji Surendran has finalised this movie even before the release of his other movies including ‘She Taxi’ which marks actress Kavya Madhavan’s comeback. His other movie ‘Puluvan
Mathayi’ starring Anoop Menon in the lead is progressing. ‘Thambichan in Thailand’ will begin rolling soon after.
Janapriyanayakan Dileep is all set to share screen with the sensational actress Anushka Shetty. The duo is teaming up for a Telegu movie, which is said to be the biopic of Sathya Sai Baba. The movie, which has been titled as Baba Sathya Sai, will also have Malayali actor Sreejith Vijay in a pivotal role. Baba Sathya Sai is directed by the popular Telugu director Kodi Ramakrishna. As per the reports, Dileep is charging a whopping amount for playing the title character, Sathya Sai Baba in the movie. Anushka Shetty will essay the role of a Sai Baba devotee in the movie. It is an ambitious project for Dileep.
Anushka Shetty, who is one of the leading contemporary actresses of South Indian cinema, is sharing screen with a Malayali actor, for the first time in her career. The actress was earlier approached by some popular Malayalam production houses and film makers; but couldn’t make her Malayalam movie debut due to her tight schedule.
Namitha Pramod replaced Vedhika in the upcoming Dileep movie ‘Chandrettan Evideya’ directed by Sidharth Bharathan.
‘Chandrettan Evideya’ is a complete entertainer, the script and dialogues of which are written by Santhosh Echikkanam.
Anusree, Prathap Pothen, Chemban Vinod Jose, Saubin, and K P A C Lalitha also include the main cast. Prasanth Pillai is the music director. The camera is handled by Shyju Khalid.
‘Chandrettan Evideya’ is produced by Sameer Thahir, Shyju Khalid, and Ashiq Usman under the banner of Handmade Films.
Dileep, the janapriyanayakan of Mollywood will pair up with talented actress Anusree in Siddharth Bharathan’s untitled upcoming movie. Dileep and Anusree are sharing screen for the first time in their careers. The movie will go on floors immediately after the filming movie of Dileep’s upcoming movie Ivan Maryada Raman. Dileep, who is going through a low phase in both personal and professional life, is planning for a complete track change in his career with a handful of promising projects.
The actor has been receiving huge criticism for the repetitive themes and mass entertainer formulas of his movies. Dileep also made controversies by mimicking Lord Buddha in his latest release Villaliveeran which badly affected the performance of the movie at the box office. Dileep has earlier stated that he is not interested in the so called ‘new generation’ and experimental movies. But the actor seems to be changing his decision, due to the increasing criticisms and box office failures. Anusree, on the other hand, is going through the peak time of her career. The actress, who proved her mettle with some fantastic roles in the movies like Left Right Left, Vedivazhipadu and Ithihasa, is considered as one of the most talented actresses of contemporary Malayalam cinema. Anusree is currently filming for the upcoming movie Seconds, in which she pairs up with Jayasurya.
After the success of his eatery, Dhe Puttu in Kochi, popular hero Dileep has now started a branch in Kozhikode. The hero has teamed up with friend and mimicry artiste Nadir Shah to open the business venture.
Dhe Puttu serves different varieties of ‘puttu’, which incidentally have been mostly named after the hero’s films like Sringaravelan, Meesa Madhavan and so on.
Dileep, who is currently shooting for Ivan Maryadaraman, was present at the opening of the shop at Kozhikode. The hero owns a houseboat and is planning to open a theatre complex as well.
The second song of ‘Villaliveeran’ is released. The song beginning “Nee kannil minnum swapnam…” picturizes Dileep and Mythily together.
Earlier Namitha Pramod has shaken legs with Dileep in the song “Cinderelkla chanthame…” in ‘Villaliveeran’, which was a hit in the Youtube.
‘Villaliveeran’ is directed by debutante Sudheen Sankar and is produced under the banner of Super Good Films. Dileep plays a vegetable vendor in this movie.
It is during the shoot of this song that Dileep got injured by accidentally hitting his nose on the door of the air plane. The other main actors in this movie are Ganesh Kumar, director Rafi, Suraj Venjarammoodu, Kalabhavan Shajon, Lalu Alex, and Neena Kurup.
Dileep’s has signed a new project titled ‘Ivan Maryada Raman’. The movie will be directed by debutante Suresh Payippad.
The script of ‘Ivan Maryada Raman’ is penned by Udaykrishna-Siby K Thomas team. This will be Dileep’s 20th movie with Udaykrishna and Siby K Thomas.
The pre-production works of the movie has started and the film is expected to go on floors from mid-September. Right now, Dileep is busy with the shooting of ‘Villaliveeran’.
Joshiy-Dileep team’s ‘Avatharam’ is planned to be remade in Tamil. According to industry grapevine Ilayadalapathy Vijay will do the role played by Dileep in ‘Avatharam’. The news is not confirmed officially.
Dileep plays an ordinary guy Madhavan in this movie. The story takes a turn when Madhavan realizes that his elder brother’s death was a murder. Lakshmi Menon is the heroine.
Written by Vyasan Edavanakkad, ‘Avatharam’ reached theatres on August 1. The movie is running in packed houses.
After ‘Drishyam’, ‘Bangalore Days’ is also being remade into Tamil. When ‘Bodyguard’, was remade in Tamil, it was Vijay who did the role played by Dileep.