According to the latest reports, Fahadh Faasil has walked out from
the most anticipated multi-starrer movie Double
Barrel. The movie, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, was
planned with an ensemble star cast including Prithviraj,
Fahadh Faasil, Indrajith, Sunny Wayne and Asif Ali. But, it is
rumoured that, Fahadh Faasil has opted out of the project due to
Double Barrel is produced by Prithviraj, Santhosh Sivan
and Shaji Nadesan under the banner August Cinema. The team earlier
planned for a horror thriller named Anti-Christ, but the
project was shelved due to various reasons. The makers of the
movie, instead planned for a comedy-thriller and finalised with the
project Double Barrel.
Fahadh Faasil was earlier approached for a pivotal role in
Prithviraj's production venture Sapthamashree Thaskaraha.
But the actor turned down the offer due to unavailability of dates.
Later, the role went to Asif Ali. The news about Fahadh and
Prithviraj sharing screen in Double Barrel got huge
publicity and it increased the expectations on the project.
Reddy, Isha Sherwani and Rachana Narayanankutti will play the
female leads in Double Barrel. The film went on floors
from July and the filming is progressing on various locations of
Fort Kochi and Goa. Abhinandan Ramanujan is the cinematographer and
Prashanth Pillai handles the music department. Double Barrel is
expected to get released for Christmas.