Popular actor Dileep has apparently shaved off his moustache for his forthcoming film Vellaripravinte Changathi. In the the film, Dileep will have a thin pencil line as moustache, similar to Prem Nazir's looks way back in the 1970's.
The shooting for the second schedule of Vellaripravinte Changathi has begun in Pollachi. The film is being directed by Akku Akbar.
Vellaripravinte Changathi, produced by Chandvi Creations, is based on the story of filmmaker Augustine Joseph who was in the process of making a Malayalam film in the 1970"s. However, due to some reasons, the film did not make it to the screen. His son later revives the movie and get it released during Christmas in 2011. The 1970's was a period dominated by Prem Nazir, Sathyan, Sheela and others.
Dileep will essay the role of Prem Nazir in Vellaripravinte Changathi. Kavya Madhavan will play the female lead in the film.
Veteran actor Sathyan's role will be played by Manoj K Jayan. Indrajith, Vijayaraghavan, Sai Kumar amongst others form the rest of the star cast in Vellaripravinte Changathi.
The script for Vellaripravinte Changathi is written by GS Anil and lyrics are by Vayalar Saratchandra Varma. The music for the film has been scored by Mohan Sithara.