The shooting of Aadujeevitham, the upcoming Prithviraj Sukumaran starrer directed by Blessy, is currently progressing at the various locations of Jordan. As per the latest reports, Dr. Thalib Al Balushi, the Omani actor who essays a pivotal role in Aadujeevitham, has been quarantined in Jordan due to coronavirus scare.
According to the sources close to the project, Dr. Thalib is quarantined along with his translator and another actor from UAE. The actors and translator are quarantined, as Jordan Government has decided to isolate the foreigners who land in the country for the next 14 days, as a part of the preventive measures.
The latest reports suggest that Prithviraj Sukumaran, Blessy, and the rest of the cast and crew members from Indian are totally safe. The team is currently busy with the shooting of the portions that do not require Dr. Thalub Al Balushi. The Omani actor will join the sets immediately after his quarantine period ends.
Aadujeevitham, which is based on Benyamin's best-selling novel of the same name, is scripted by Blessy himself. Prithviraj Sukumaran had taken a 3 months long break from cinema to shed around 30 kilos for his character Najeeb Mohammed, in the movie. The actor is playing the role of Najeeb Mohammed, an abused migrant labourer who gets stranded in the middle of a desert of Saudi Arabia.
AR Rahman, the Academy award-winning musician, is making a comeback to Malayalam cinema after a long gap of 2 decades, with Aadujeevitham. The legendary musician will compose the soundtrack and original score for the project. KU Mohanan is the director of photography. A Sreekar Prasad handles the editor of the project.
Amala Paul, the renowned actress appears as the female lead opposite Prithviraj Sukumaran. Amala is appearing as Sainu, the wife of Najeeb Mohammed in the movie. Aadujeevitham, which is produced by KG Abraham for KHA Films, is expected to hit the theatres by the end of 2020.