Pallod of Shahjahan fame has been chosen as Mammootty's
heroine in Daddy Cool. Richa, a model turned actress, has
acted in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu films. Her films in Tamil include
include Something Something ... Unakkum Enakkum, Uyirodu
Uyiraga, Shahjahan and many more. She has also appeared in
many ads and has featured in several music videos also.
Daddy Cool, to be directed by debutant director Aashiq Abu, is
scheduled to start next year and tells the story of a
cricket-loving father and son.
Richa started her acting career as a child artist in
Lamhe (1991). Again she acted in Pardes (1997);
after a gap of three years, she debuted in Telugu as heroine and
won the Filmfare Telugu Award for Best Actress for her performance
in Nuvve Kavali. From then on, she appeared on screen in all the
South Indian languages at regular intervals. In Daddy Cool, Richa
appears as Annie, wife of a Crime Branch officer (Mammootty).
Cool will be produced by Alwin Antony under the banner of Wall
Green Productions. The film, which will start shooting by February
2009, is expected to be Mammootty"s midsummer release.