Lumicel, the special VFX team which worked for the Hollywood
movie Transformers, will do the special
effects for the upcoming Malayalam movie, John Paul Vaathil
Thurakkunnu. Effects Mania, a Kochi-based company, will
also join Lumicel for the special effects.
John Paul Vaathil Thurakkunnu is an emotional-thriller
directed by Chandrahasan. The movie, which is based on Punathil
Kunjabdulla's short story of same name, will star Deepak
Parambol in the title role.
The movie plot revolves around a village lad who attends an
interview in the city and gets drawn into a different world. It is
reported that the second half of the movie will have about 250 CG
The second half will reportedly have a lot of rain scenes, chase
sequences and bull fights. Sources claim that some of the rain
sequences are shot in original rain, while others are created with
John Paul Vaathil Thurakkunnu will have Shruthi Menon
and theatre artist Darshana Rajendran playing the female leads.
Rest of the star cast includes Sudhip Joshi, Madhu and P
Balachandran in pivotal roles. Rakesh Ramakrishnan handles the
cinematography and Aniyan M Simon composes the music for the