Uyarnthavan to hit screens in May


Uyarnthavan, directed by director-actor Ranjith, is very much likely to hit screens in May.
It's after a long gap that Ranjith, who had earlier directed Bheeshmar, directs a movie. Uyarnthavan, which had begun under another name Rayilu, was later re-christened Sindhai Mayanguthadi and subsequently re-named Uyarnthavan.
Uyarnthavan, which is the remake of the Malayalam movie Sallapam (1996), has Ranjith himself playing the lead role while Anglo-Indian actress Caroline plays the heroine. The cast also includes Yuvarani, Vinod, Illavarasu, Vadivukarasi, Balu Anand and Lakshmanan.

Jeeva in a dual role in Singam Puli
Jeeva gets ready to play a double role in Singam Puli. To be directed by Sai Ramani and produced by Silverline Film Factory, the film will have Jeeva playing the hero as well as the villain. Divya Spandana and Soundarya will be the heroines. The cast would also include Santhanam, Ponvannan, Kuyili, Pandu, Meera Krishnan and Manickam Vinayakam. Jeeva, who is at present doing K.V.Anand's Ko, is very much thrilled about his double role in Singam Puli.

Ramesh Aravind back with a remake
Actor-director Ramesh Aravind gets ready to hit screens with his new film, which is a remake of the Tamil hit, Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana, which had Nasser and Radhika in the lead. The Kannada version is titled Hendtheera Darbar and has Ramesh Aravind and Meena in the lead. The film is produced by GR on behalf of GR Gold Films.
Varavu Ettana , which was released some years back, was directed by V.Shekar and was a hit. It's heard that the Kannada version is made to suit the tastes of the Kannada audience.

Mammootty's Kannada film to start rolling in May
Mammootty gets ready to act in Shikari, a Kannada film that is likely to start rolling in May.
To be produced by K.Manju, the film is directed by Abhay Simha, whose debut film Gubbachchigalu had won a National Award. Mammootty, who was impressed with the plot of Shikari, was only too happy to work with Abhay Simha.
The film has the superstar playing a double role. There is also a buzz doing the rounds that Shikari will be made in Malayalam too.

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