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9MM: Manju Warrier Announces her 50th Film

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Actor Manju Warrier announced her 50th film 9MM on Monday, which will be directed by Dhinil Babu. 

The film will also feature Sunny Wayne, Dileesh Pothan, and Dhyan Sreenivasan in pivotal roles.

The film is bankrolled under the Funtastic Films banner by actor and producer Aju Varghese and Visakh Subramaniam and is co-produced by Tinu Thomas.

While Dhyan Sreenivasan has written the screenplay and dialogues, Sam CS has scored the music. Sam has won numerous awards for his work in the action thriller Vikram Vedha. Manju Manjith has been roped in to write the lyrics.

Vetri Palanisamy, who has worked as DOP in films including Vivegam, Vedalam, Kanchana, and Viswasam, is also part of the film’s crew. The stunts will be choreographed by action director Yannick Ben who has worked in Dunkirk, Inception, and Dhruva Natchathiram

Manju Warrier was last seen in Prathi Poovankozhi, directed by Rosshan Andrrews, which earned her the Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Actress. Prathi Poovankozhi will be remade in Hindi and Tamil. Producer Boney Kapoor has bagged the film’s remake rights in Hindi.

Warrier’s 2019 film A’hr (Kayattam), which she co-produced and also starred in, was recently selected to screen at the 25th Busan Film Festival under the Window into Asian Cinema category.

The actor also has several other projects in the pipeline including Chathur Mukham directed by Ranjeet Kamala Sankar- in which she will share the screen with Sunny Wayne, Vellarikka Pattanam, directed by Mahesh Vettiyar and co-starring Soubin Shahir, Lalitham Sundharam, directed by her brother Madhu Warrier and co-starring Biju Menon, The Priest directed by Jofin T Chacko and co-starring Mammootty and Sreenath Bhasi and Padavettu co-starring Nivin Pauly and Aditi Balan.

Warrier also has several completed projects awaiting releases, including Marakkar- Arabikadalinte Simham- co-starring Mohanlal- and Jack and Jill, featuring Kalidas Jayaram and Soubin Shahir in pivotal roles. It also marks the directorial comeback of Santosh Sivan after nearly seven years.

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