National Award winning actress Shobhana is nowadays more busy with
her Chennai-based dance school Kalarpana which was launched in
July. She has invested nearly Rs. 2.5 crores into this cultural
centre for classical dance.
This exponent of Bharatanatyam was last seen on the Malayalam
big screen in director Joshy's Mampazhakkalam (2004).
After a few years' gap from Malayalam films, Shobhana is now back
with Naale, a film by debutante director Manu.
A major highlight of the Naale is 'Janapriya Nayakan' Dilip who
teams up with Shobhana for the first time. The film, which also
features script and dialogues by the director himself, will be
produced by Narayanan Nagalasserry under the banner of Nagalasserry
have M.J. Radhakrishnan cranking the camera; lyrics penned by
Mullanezhi will be set to tune by Rajesh Mohan. Other cast members
include Sai Kumar, Manoj K. Jayan, Jagathy Sreekumar, Devan, T.G.
Ravi, Shafna, Priya Raman, Sukumari, Sangeetha Mohan and Ambika
Mohan. The movie will start rolling in a few months. More details
Meanwhile, Shobana will appear in a cameo role in director
Pramod Pappan's big budget film Musafir, starring Rahman
and Mamta Mohandas in the lead. Scheduled to complete shooting
within November, Musafir is slated for Christmas