Superstar Mohanlal and Director Priyadarshan, who is returning to Malayalam films after working in Bollywood for eight years, have already started the shooting for their upcoming movie Arabiyum, Ottakavum, Madhavan Nairum in Abu Dhabi. They film will continue to shoot for the next 45 days.
Arabiyum, Ottakavum, Madhavan Nairum is the first Malayalam-language film to be shot entirely on location in the emirate. According to sources, a the 60-member team consisting important cast and crew has gone to Abu Dhabi. The team will stay there for 45 days and hold the filming in places like Yas Island, Jabal Hafeet and the raw desert.
Actor Mohanlal, actress Bhavana and Mukesh, who are now busy shooting for the film, are not all worried about the sandstorm and horrid sunshine in Abu Dhabi. Cinematographer Allagappan is all happy to work with Priyadarshan, who is making a mild digressions from his usual trend of comedies and drama.
However, Arabiyum, Ottakavum, Madhavan Nairum is an adventure story. It is all about two friends living in Abu Dhabi through car crashes, mistaken identity and kidnapping. It also highlights the Malayalees' hard work and hopes in Abu Dhabi, despite facing several problems.