On The Rocks, the debut acting venture of singer Siddharth Menon, had started rolling in Bangalore. Interestingly, Siddharth is playing a band singer in the movie. On The Rocks is directed by VK Prakash.
Eva Pavithran, the daughter of popular filmmaker Pavithran, will start her second inning as an actress with the movie. Eva has earlier acted in a couple of films; but later took a break from the movies to pursue higher studies.
On The Rocks will also have Mallika Sukumaran, Poornima Bhagyaraj, and Prakash Bare in the pivotal roles. The movie is jointly penned by Rajashri Balram, the former editor of Femina Magazine, and Vivek Ranjit.
The movie revolves around a popular rock band singer, who falls in love with an elderly woman. Loganathan handles the cinematography. Prashant Pillai composes the music. Sunil S PIllai handles the editing
Siddharth Menon, who is part of the music band Thaikkudam Bridge, earned immense popularity through his band performances, and the TV show Music Mojo. He has been receiving film offers since last few years; but was waiting for the right role.
It is an ambitious project VK Prakash, who has been going through a rough patch in his career. His last major Malayalam release Silence, which had Mammootty in the lead roles, was a box office disaster.