Swapaanam, the upcoming movie starring Jayaram in the lead role, was slated to get released on 7th February. But, now the movie gets postponed. The date is yet to be announced. Jayaram is seen in a never seen before avatar in this film.
Swapaanam is directed by Shaji N Karun. The movie
already got its first premier show at DIFF. It was the first
Malayalam movie to get this fine opportunity. The movie also had a
special screening at Padmanabha Swami theater, Thiruvananthapuram.
VS Achuthanandan congratulated Jayaram after seeing the film. He
said that Swapaanam is one of the best movies in Malayalam
cinema so far and Jayaram's performance can be regarded as one of
the finest by the actor in his whole career.
Bengali actress Kadambari plays the female lead in the movie.
The rest of the cast include Siddique, Sajitha Madhathil, Vineeth
and many others. Jayaram is doing the role of chenda artist
(drummer) in this movie that he occasionally takes up in real life
too. Swapaanam depicts the tragic life of Unni, a temple
percussionist. Unni's passion for the chenda takes him through
forbidden territories, challenging traditional values.
The movie was earlier slated to get released on January 24, which got postponed to February 7. Now, the date has been changed again. Meanwhile, Balyakalasakhi, Om Shanti Oshana and Salaam Kashmir are releasing on February 7.