Ann Augustine, the actress who won rave reviews for her performance in the movie Artist, is all set to make a comeback into movies with the upcoming movie Neena. The movie is directed by her mentor, director Lal Jose.
The actress was on a break from movies after tying the knot with popular cinematographer Jomon T John, and was pursuing her masters in psychology. Ann Augustine last appeared in Shyamaprasad directed Artist, for which she won the Kerala State Film Award and Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
Ann Augustine was rumoured to make a comeback with highly anticipated project Leela, directed by Ranjith. Then it was reported that Ann is replaced with Rima Kallingal. But, as of now, the movie is delayed due to unknown reasons.
Neena will have actor-producer Vijay Babu in the male lead. Another female lead of the movie will be essayed by a popular actress or a new face. Director Lal Jose is currently busy hunting a suitable face for the character.
Lal Jose says that Neena is the most powerful script he has ever come across, in his life. The directed announced his next project on the 100th day celebrations of his recent release Vikramadithyan. Neena will go on floors from the first week of February 2015.