It was recently that the makers of Veeram revealed the first look poster of the film. It opened to great reception and was much talked about.
Now, here is another news, which has indeed raised the expectations about the film. Veeram, directed by Jayaraj, is all set to be screened at the inaugural BRICS film festival.
The film festival, which is scheduled to start on September 2, 2016, would screen films from various countries like Brazil, South Africa, Russia and China. Veeram is scheduled to be screened on the opening day of the film festival, i.e., on September 2, 2016.
The film, which has been simultaneously made in Malayalam, Hindi and English, has Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor in the lead role. The actor would be seen in the role of a warrior named Chandu, a character which is based on Kerala folklore. The actor did learn Kalari Payattu for the effective portrayal of the character.
Veeram, which has been made under a huge budget has many big names in the technical department. The film is loosely based on William Shakespeare's play Macbeth.
Director Jayaraj's previous film Ottaal did win wide appreciations at various international film festivals and it also won the best movie award at IFFK 2015.
Veeram is the fifth installment of Jayaraj in the Navarasa series. He has earlier made films with the title Shantham, Karunam, Bheebatsam, Athbhutham.