Nyla Usha will replace singer-actress
Andrea Jeremiah as the female lead, in
the upcoming Mammootty starrer Fireman, directed
by Deepu Karunakaran. Interestingly, Nyla Usha will be playing a
Police officer in the movie, which is said to be a complete
Nyla Usha is sharing screen with Mammootty for
the third time in her career. The actress, who is a popular Radio
Jockey in Dubai, made her acting debut with Salim Ahamed directed
acclaimed movie Kunjananthante Kada, opposite
Mammootty. She paired up with Mammootty for the second time, in
Aashiq Abu directed Gangster.
Andrea Jeremiah, the popular actress who has
also proved her mettle as a playback singer and dubbing artist,
made her Malayalam movie debut with acclaimed movie Annayum
Rasoolum, directed by National Award winning director Rajeev
Ravi, opposite Fahadh Faasil. Reportedly, Andrea backed out from
Fireman, due to her busy schedule.
Fireman revolves around the hurdles
faced by a fire-fighter, during the execution of an important
rescue mission. Deepu Karunakaran himself pens the script for the
movie. Salim Kumar will essay a pivotal role in the movie, produced
by Milan Jaleel under the banner Galaxy Films. Fireman is
slated to release for Christmas. Filming of the movie is
progressing in the various locations of Palakkad.