Dileep will play the title role Thambichayan, in the upcoming comedy entertainer Thambichayan In Thailand, directed by Saji Surendran. The movie is penned by Krishna Poojapura, who has earlier associated with Saji for some super hit movies.
Reportedly, the movie will be an out-and-out comedy entertainer, which revolves around the title character Thambichayan and his journey to Thailand. Dileep is teaming up with Saji Surendran, for the first time in his career.
The actor has earlier associated with scenarist Krishna Poojapura for the movie Nadodi Mannan, directed by Viji Thampi. The movie, which was delayed multiple times due to various reasons, was a huge critical and commercial failure.
Thambichayan In Thailand will start rolling immediately after the filming of Saji Surendran-Anoop Menon duo's upcoming satirical comedy Puluvan Mathai. She Taxi, the upcoming flick of the duo will hit the theatres soon.
The female lead, rest of the cast, technical crew and further details about Thambichayan In Thailand is yet to be revealed. The movie will be shot at various locations of Kerala and Thailand.
Dileep has wrapped up the filming for Jeethu Joseph's upcoming family drama Life Of Josutty. The actor is currently filming for writer Sreebala K Menon's directorial debut, which is titled as Love 24x7.