Nivin Pauly starring upcoming campus thriller, directed by Sidhartha Siva is one of the most anticipated films of the year. If the reports are to be true, the movie has been titled as Sakhavu aka Comrade.
However, the team has not confirmed the reports yet. The movie, which deals with campus politics, will have Nivin Pauly in the role of Krishnakumar, a student leader, who is a follower of communist ideologies.
Reportedly, Sakhavu depicts how Krishnakumar's life changes after he visits a government medical college. Popular actor-writer Sreenivasan appears in a key role in the movie, scripted by director Sidhartha, himself.
Aishwarya Rajesh, the Tamil actress who is best known for her performance in Kaaka Muttai, essays the female lead. The movie will also have former Miss Kerala turned actress Gayathri Suresh in a pivotal role.
George C Willams, the cinematographer who has cranked the camera for the blockbuster Tamil films Raja Rani, Kathi, and Theri, makes his Malayalam movie debut as the DOP of Sakhavu.
The movie will have Suraj Venjaramoodu, Maniyanpilla Raju, Aju Varghese, Joju George, Sujith, Sudheesh, Althaf Salim, etc., in the supporting roles. Sakhavu is produced by Universal Cinema.