Alphonse Puthren, is one of the most promising young film-makers of Mollywood. The director's popularity has surged to new heights post the release of his previous film Premam, which had Nivin Pauly in the lead role.
Now, it seems like the young film-maker has found a fan in one of the prominent film-makers of Bollywood. Yes, we are talking about the hit film-maker Karan Johar, who is the man behind some of the biggest blockbusters of Bollywood, including his latest film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Karan Johar opened up about his fondness for Alphonse Puthren and his films in an interview given to popular journalist Bharadwaj Rangan. Karan Johar picked Premam as his favourite movie among the regional movies of recent times and praised Alphonse Puthren. Reportedly, he also added that he enjoyed Alphonse Puthren's first directorial venture Neram, as well.
Well, this is a big appreciation for Alphonse Puthren as it comes from one of the most successful film-makers of modern day Indian cinema. It has to be admitted that Premam has created wonders for Alphonse Puthren.
Now, the wait is for Alphonse's next. There are rumours doing the rounds that the film-maker would join hands with Simbu for his next bilingual. Let us wait for an official confirmation from his side.