The second schedule of Vineeth-Kavya Madhavan starrer
Banaras, being directed by Nemam Pushparaj of Gowri
Sankaram fame, will begin at Parassala, one of the prominent towns
in Thiruvananthapuram district, from November 17 onwards.
Udiyankugara near Neyyatinkara is yet another location.
In this film, Vineeth acts as Hari, a research student on folk
dances, while Kavya Madhavan is Amritha, a classical dancer. This
is the first time Kavya Madhavan plays a classical dancer in her
career. Mulla fame Meera Nandhan also plays an important role in
this film, produced by M.R. Nair under the banner of Kashi
Banaras is an offbeat love story, flowering in the
backdrop of pilgrim centres in Varanasi, one of world's oldest
living cities and the religious capital of India. The film, giving
equal importance to music will also have some
brilliantly-choreographed dance sequences.
cast members include Jagathy Sreekumar, Nedumudi Venu, Devan,
Bineesh Kodiyeri, Harisree Asokan and Suraj Vejaramoodu. M.
Jayachandran sets music to lyrics written by Giresh Puthencherry.
The singers include K.J. Yesudas, Sadhana Sargam and Shreya Goshal.
Camera is handled by M. Sukumar. Scripted by Cheriyaan
Kalpakavaady, Banaras will be brought to theatres by