Poomaram, the upcoming Kalidas Jayaram starring campus story, directed by Abrid Shine has started rolling in Ernakulam. The pooja ceremony of the movie was recently held at Maharajas College, Ernakulam.
Jayaram, the popular actor and Kalidas's father, gave the 'first clap' for the movie, while his mother, former actress Parvathy performed the 'switch on' ceremony. His younger sister Malavika was also present at the event.
Several eminent personalities from the film industry, including the veteran film-makers Joshiy, Kamal, Sibi Malayil, etc. were also present at the event. The filming of the first schedule will begin by next week.
Abrid Shine, the director revealed that Poomaram was not a script which is written for Kalidas; but the team decided to rope in as he perfectly suits the role. A newcomer will essay the female lead in the movie.
Along with Kalidas, a group of newcomers will also appear in the key roles in the movie. The team is busy conducting the auditions, for the rest of the star cast at the various popular college campuses of Kerala.
It is the Mollywood lead role debut for Kalidas, who is familiar to the audiences as a child artist. He will soon make his lead role debut in Tamil, with the upcoming project Oru Pakka Kathai.