By | Galatta | 03:39 PM
Priyadharshan's upcoming movie will start its shoot from August 10th. Reportedly, the film will wrap up the shooting in just 20 days. The director who is making a comeback with this yet to be titled project promises that the film will be a hilarious one with an unexpected twist.
As reported earlier, the film is based on a story which has AIDS awareness as the underlying theme. On describing about the story, the director elaborated that there are eight characters in the film who arrive at a pathology laboratory at 9 a.m. to give their blood for an AIDS test. The events between them till 5 p.m when they get their result forms the story line. "When A. L. Vijay, a director himself, heard the story, he asked me if he could produce it and I agreed," said the confident director Priyadharshan. That's when Amala Paul turned producer along with her husband director Vijay with their production company, Think Big Studios.
“There will be no songs and the duration of the film is 100 minutes. Once I finish the shoot of the film, I will show it to A. R. Rahman and if he agrees, he will be doing the background score,” he added. This small budget film will feature Ashok Selvan in the lead role. While the film also marks the come back of the National Award winning combination of director Priyadarshan, Prakash Raj and Sriya Reddy after Kanchivaram. The technical crew includes Santhosh Sivan who will wield the camera while the visual feast creator in Baahubali, Sabu Cyril takes care of the art department.
“I will release the film this year, but it would be an international premiere, first,” concluded the director.