Red Chillies, superstar Mohanlal's first release of 2009,
directed by Shaji Kailas and scripted by A.K Sajan, will hit
theatres on Valentine's day (February 14), the distributors
Vaishaka and producers Rajaputhra Movies have confirmed. The film
was supposed to be released in Christmas 2008, but was postponed
due to a delay in the post-production work.
Red Chillies is a murder mystery revolving around a
gang of nine Radio Jockeys working with FM 919.1. Mohanlal's plays
Omar, an NRI businessman settled in the Gulf and running this radio
station in Kerala. Omar is an impeccable personality with
multi-lingual talents; he can speak
English, Arabic and Malayalam fluently.
All his female staff are madly in love with him; he always
communicates through e-mails with his female jockeys. On a New Year
eve, he promises that he will reveal his love for one of them. But
in a terrible twist in the plot, they are murdered, one by one!
Interestingly, Malayalam playback singer Ranjini Jose is making
her first appearance on the silver screen with this film. She plays
the main character Isabella, one of the nine Radio Jockeys. She has
also rendered songs for her character. Also in the cast are Vijaya
Raghavan, Thilakan, Jagadeesh, Maniyan Pillai Raju and Sreekumar.
Music is by Vinu Abraham and camera by Shaji.