Debutante director Sohanlal's ongoing off-beat film Orkkuka Vallappozhum, starring veteran National Award winning actor Thilakan in the lead is all set to release on January 9, 2009. Recently, the film has completed shooting at Kuttikkanam, Idukki.
Scripted by the director, Orkkuka Vallappozhum features Thilakan as seventy-five year old Sethumadhavan, who makes feeble attempts to return to the innocence of his past. Set in the backdrop of hilly areas of Idukki district, the movie is presented through Sethumadhavan's flashback.
Produced by Y.S. Vinu under the banner of God's Own Moviz, the film also has debutante Shilpa Balan from Dubai and Goal fame Rejith Menon playing prominent roles. Another highlight of the film is Krishna Chandran, who is acting after a long time.
Also in the cast are Jagadeesh, Krishnachandran, Chali Pala, Meera Vasudev, Master Dhananjay, Baby Malavika and others. M. Jayachandran has set music to the lyrics penned by Gireesh Puthencherry and Late P. Bhaskaran. Award winning cinematographer M.J. Radhakrishnan is the cameraman.