Kammatti Paadam is on the way with a Dulquer Ultimatum
The most expected Mollywood flicks of the year; Kammatti Paadam is on its way. The movie, which has been making headlines ever since it was announced, has unveiled a second poster on the other day. Kammatti Paadam features Dulquer Salman and Shaun Romy in the lead and unfolds in the backdrop of Kochi in the 80s. The gangster drama joins together the National Award Winning director Rajiv Ravi and Dulquer Salman for the first time.
Kammatti Padam also features Vinay Fortt, Vinayakan, Shine Tom Chacko, Sunny Wayne, and Soubin Thahir in supporting roles. Rajeev keeps his lips shut except revealing that Mumbai is elemental in his movie. The cinematographer turned director’s foray into the cityscapes of Mumbai after exploring Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram in his earlier flicks Annayum Rasulum and Njan Steve Lopez. “It will be my film,” hinted Rajiv Ravi about the commercial aspect of his film. He said his third directorial venture would have a commercial flavor.
According to reports, Dulquer shed around 15 kg to fit for the role. With its first look poster and Dulquer’s mass appearance, Kammatti Paadam emerged as the most expected flicks of the year. “I’m dying to share so many things about the film and my character with you but I’m controlling myself! Just so you all enjoy the final product better,” wrote Dulquer earlier on his Facebook wall.
DQ enjoys a huge fan following among the youth in Kerala and Rajiv Ravi has created a niche with his experimental treatment of contemporary themes in his first two directorial ventures, Annayum Rasulum and Njan Steve Lopez. So, when these two young Turks of Mollywood rub shoulders for a cosmopolitan flick, expectations are sky high.
Kammatti Paadam has two new faces, Shaun Romy and Amalda Liz in the female leads. The movie also paves the way for Bollywood actress Rasika Dugal’s debut in Malayalam. The actress who recently caught the headlines through her off-beat movie, Qissa with Irrfan Khan, plays a Mumbaikar in the movie.The movie is written by actor turned writer P Balachandran and produced by Prem Menon under the banner Global United Media. Kammatti Paadam will hit the screens in May.