Balan Chettan was the most talked about character from the film Kammatipaadam, directed by Rajeev Ravi and featuring Dulquer Salmaan in the lead role. The well-etched character won the hearts of the audiences.
Manikandan Achari, did win applauses for his sublime performance as Balan Chettan. It was his debut film, but still he scored high with his scintillating performance.
Audiences and critics did predict a bright future for this actor, who came to cinema after years of experience as a theatre actor. Rightly, the actor has got some interesting projects in his kitty, after the release of the film Kammatipaadam.
Manikandan Achari would play the lead role in an upcoming film, which has been titled as Ayal Jeevichiripund. The film marks the directorial debut of Vyasan Edavanakkadu, who has scripted films like Metro, Avatharam, Villali Veeran etc.
According to the reports, the film would have Manikandan Achari in the role of a common man. Actor Vijay Babu would also be seen in an equally important role in this film, which has been given a tagline 'an untold true story.
The film would be produced by Noble Jacob under the banner of 44 films. Cinematography of the film would be handled by National Award winner Hari Nair.