Sakhavu, the upcoming Nivin Pauly starrer is one of the most-awaited Malayalam projects of 2017. The movie, which is directed by National award-winner Sidhartha Siva, has now got a new release date.
Earlier, it was reported that Sakhavu will hit the theatres on April 14th, Vishu day. But, lead actor Nivin Pauly recently confirmed that the release of the movie has been pushed by a day, to April 15th, Saturday.
Nivin Pauly announced the news through his official Facebook page recently. Reportedly, the team pushed the release to April 15th, as Keralites are celebrating both Vishu and Good Friday on April 14th.
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As per the reports, the makers feel that it is a bad idea to release Sakhavu on April 14th, as the theatre rush would be comparatively low on that day. Reportedly, Sakhavu is having a solo release on April 15th.
The movie, which is scripted by Sidhartha himself, stars Nivin Pauly as the central character Krishna Kumar, a student leader. Sakhavu depicts how Krishna Kumar's life changes after a medical college visit.
Jomonte Suvisheshangal fame Aishwarya Rajesh essays the female lead in the movie, which features actor-writer Sreenivasan and Aparna Gopinath in pivotal roles. Sakhavu is produced by B Rakesh for the banner Universal Cinema.