Jayasurya and Fahadh Faasil was initially
offered the lead role of the award winning movie, My Life
Partner. But both the actors turned down the offer and the
role later went to Sudev Nair.
It is doubtlessly a great loss for both Jayasurya and Fahadh
Faasil, as the newcomer Sudev Nair later won the Kerala State Film
Award for Best Actor, for his extraordinary performance in the
The award jury has been heavily criticized by the social media
for not considering Jayasurya for the Best Actor award.
Interestingly, the actor has rejected the role which earned much
accolades and the Best Actor Award.
According to director Padmakumar, Jayasurya rejected the offer as
he was busy with the other projects. Later the director approached
Fahadh Faasil for the role; but he turned down the offerand chose
to act in Bangalore Days.
Padmakumar, later narrated the script to some other young
actors, who also turned down the offer by stating various reasons.
But the exact reason was none of the actors wanted to play a
Interestingly, the director is currently busy acting in a couple
of television serials, in various languages. Padmakumar, who was
the direction assistant of veteran filmmaker Lohithadas, has played
the antagonist in his last venture, Nivedyam.