Manju Warrier's upcoming film has been titled as Karinkunnam Sixes which is being directed by Deepu Karunakaran. The film is a sports based drama and has the game of Volleyball as the central theme.
Manju Warrier recently released the first look poster of the film through her Facebook page. The makers have also released the location photos of the film through Facebook. Read on to know more about the film.
Manju Warrier As A Volleyball Coach
In Karinkunnam sixes Manju Warrier would be seen as a Volleyball coach named Vandana, who takes up the assignment of training the inmates of a Jail, for a team named Karinkunnam sixes.
Shot In Central Jail
The major portions of the film were shot in Central Jail of Thiruvananthapuram. Almost 15 days of shoot was held in the premises of Central Jail.
Anoop Menon who is a happy man after the success of his recent film 'Pavada', would be seen in the role of Aby, who is Vandana's husband.
Lena Back In Police Uniform
Lena, who had earlier appeared in the film 'Spirit' as a Police Officer would be seen wearing the Police hat again through this film. She essays the role of an IPS officer named Hemalatha.
Babu Antony Back In Action
Babu Antony would be seen in a full fledged role after a gap. He would be seen as one among the jail inmates, who becomes a part of Karinkunnam sixes.
Sudev Nair In An Important Role
The State Award winning actor was last seen in Sachy's Anarkali. He is back to business with Karinkunnam sixes, in which he will be seen in an important role.
Sports dramas are rare in Malayalam cinemas and it is for the first time that a film is being made based on the game of Volleyball, which is a much popular game in the State.
Manju Warrier would be seen in the role of Volleyball coach. The actress received much appreciation for her performance in the movie Vettah, in which she played the role of calm,composed and intelligent police officer named Sreebala IPS.
The film has a huge cast list comprising of actors like Anoop Menon, Lena, Babu Antony, Sudheer Karamana, Sudev Nair,Jacob Gregory, Padmaraj Ratheesh, Baiju, Santhosh Keezhattoor, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Maniyanpilla Raju, Nandu, Manikuttan etc.
Earlier there were rumours that Dhanush would be doing a cameo in this film. Later, this news was dismissed by the makers.
The film is being produced by Jayalal Menon and Anil Biswas under the banner of Backwater studios.The script of the film has been written by popular scenarist Arun Lal Ramachandran.