Malayalam film ‘Olappeeppi’ to release on September 23
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Malayalam film “Olappeeppi”, starring Biju Menon Punasseri Kanjana, Sreejith Ravi and Paris Laxmi, will hit screens on September 23.
Produced by Sunil Ibrahim of Vibezon Movies, this family drama marks the directorial debut of Krish Kymal, renowned photographer, ad filmmaker and cinematographer who worked in Malayalam and Tamil films.
The film also stars Jebbar Chemad and Anjali Upasana in prominent roles.
Set in the backdrop of 1970s, the film portraits the story of various impacts and the socio-economic changes that occurred in the state of Kerala due to the execution of the Land Reforms Act in 1970.
The film especially focuses on the turmoil created in an upper class feudal family due to the Land Reforms Act.
In India the film will be released by Eros International.
No qualms in playing father onscreen: Vishal Singh
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Vishal Singh, who will next be seen as Naitik in the popular soap opera “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”, says he has no inhibitions in playing a father to grown-up children on screen.
“I honestly have no qualms in playing a father to grown-up children. For me, it’s the character that matters and Naitik is an extremely strong character,” Vishal, who will replace Karan Mehra in the show, said in a statement.
“I’ve been following this show since a while now. To be very honest, I am very excited to play the role of Naitik. Men like him are rarely found today and nothing better than playing an ideal man on screen who can definitely set an example.
“He is the perfect husband, father and son,” added the actor, who has previously appeared in shows like “Dekh Bhai Dekh”, “Astitva…Ek Prem Kahani” and “Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi”.
“Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” is aired on Star Plus.
Shekhar Suman returns with ‘Lights, Camera, Kissey 2’
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Shekhar Suman will be back as host of TV show “Lights, Camera, Kissey” in its second season. He will turn storyteller to narrate behind-the-scenes stories of classic Bollywood movies.
“Lights, Camera, Kissey 2” will uncover tales that took place during the making of Hindi cinema’s landmark movies including “Chashme Baddoor”, “Koshish”, “Vaastav”, “Roza” and “Chachi 420”.
“The most interesting stories are the ones which are exceedingly unusual and unheard of. Through the second season of ‘Lights, Camera, Kissey’, the audience will get a taste of Hindi cinema like never before by getting to know what happened during the making of legendary films,” Shekhar said in a statement.
“These untold tales not only enrich our movie watching experience but also help us connect better with the movies,” he added.
The three-minute show, which will be showcased on Sony MAX2 in the coming days, will come before different movie slots across the days and will tell three new stories every week.