Vidya had earlier rejected offers from Tamil and Malayalam but now she has decided to act in Urumi, starring Prithviraj and Genelia D'Souza in the lead roles.
This movie is taken from the backdrop of a historical event, based on the great explorer Vasco De Gama, who landed in Kappad near Kozhikode. Prithviraj dons the role of a gang leader, who tries to resist Vasco De Gama.
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan is making her debut in Malayalam through a film titled Urumi directed by Santhosh Sivan. She is going to do a dance number in the film and the particular sequence will be shot in Mumbai.