The Dulquer Salmaan starring upcoming Prathap Pothen movie, is one of the most anticipated projects of the year. But, according to the latest reports, the movie scripted by Anjali Menon has been shelved.
Shockingly, the director has blamed the writer for dropping the
project. According to Prathap, he waited for one year for the
National award winner's script, but the final output was
He wanted an intense love story, but Anjali's script was totally
different. Especially, the climax portion was totally against his
visions. So, the director decided to drop the project and is
planning to do a Tamil film.
The project was facing hurdles since the time of its
announcement. Initially, Kalidas Jayaram, the son of senior actor
Jayaram, was considered to play the lead role in the
But Kalidas turned down the offer, allegedly stating that he is
not ready to work with 'old' directors. However, it led to an ugly
spat between Prathap and Jayaram. Later, the project went to
Recently, the director had a fallout with the cinematographer of
the project, Rajiv Menon. According to
Prathap,Rajivinsulted him by asking to direct a short
film and prove his talent, before directing the movie.
However, it is a disappointing news for the Dulquer Salmaan fans, who were waiting for him to team up with Anjali Menon, once again. We hope that Anjali will come forward to complete the project on her own.