Nivin Pauly, the young crowd puller and Sidhartha Siva, the National award-winning director finally wrapped up their much awaited political drama Sakhavu. Lead actor Nivin announced the news through his official Facebook page recently.
Sakhavu, which is said to be an intense political drama, will have the actor in the role of Comrade Krishna Kumar. It is the first collaboration of Nivin Pauly and Sidhartha Siva as an actor-director duo.
The duo has earlier shared the screen in Puthiya Theerangal, in which Sidhartha essayed a supporting role. According to Nivin, he initially thought that Sakhavu is an offbeat film, but realised that he was wrong, after reading the screenplay.
Reportedly, Sakhavu depicts the story of the young political worker Krishna Kumar, and how his life changes upside down after a medical college visit. Jomonte Suviseshangal fame Aishwarya Rajesh essays the female lead in the movie.
Sreenivasan, the senior actor-writer appears in a pivotal role. Aparna Gopinath, Maniyanpilla Raju, Joju George, Binu Pappu, Gayathri Suresh etc., appear in the supporting roles in the movie, which is scripted by director Sidhartha, himself.
George C Williams handles the cinematography. Prashant Pillai composes the songs and background score. Sakhavu, which is produced by B Rakesh for Universal Cinema, is expected to hit the theatres in April 2017.