First, a dried coconut leaf barely misses landing on
Nandagopan's and Bhaskar's head as they make their way to the lawn.
Startled, the two look up only to see the beautiful Chembakam,
perched on the coconut tree. The scene is from
Pandhaiyakozhi, Lal's new film as a producer. Naren and
Cochin Haniffa are Nandagopan and Bhaskar respectively. The
beautiful Pooja is Chembakam! In all, she had acted in about 18
films in Tamil, Telugu and Singhalese. This is her first film in
The coconut-tree scene is also her introduction scene in the
film. The otherwise modern and cosmopolitan girl was dressed in
'half' sari. With flowers in her braided hair and a nose-pin, she
looked like a typical village-girl. She was initially signed up to
be Dileep's heroine in Don, but was replaced by Gopika.
Lal's new film with director MA Venu just might be a better option