Actor-director Prathap Pothen is all set to don the director’s cap again, after a gap of 20 years. The Malayalam project has Dulquer Salman in the lead, and will start rolling in July, said a Nowrunning report. Director Anjali Menon has penned the screenplay for this film, which will have camera cranked by Rajeev Menon and music scored by Ilaiyaraja.
Kollywood actress Dhansika will play the female lead in this film, which will have Lalu Alex, Nedumudi Venu, Maniyanpilla Raju, and Soubin Shahir playing other major roles.
Pothen’s last directorial, Oru Yathra Mozhi, starring Mohanlal and Shivaji Ganesan, was released in 1995. His notable films include Vetri Vizha (Tamil), starring Kamal Haasan, Daisy (Malayalam) and Magudam (Tamil). As an actor, he is known for his roles in Chamaram, Thakara, Vaazhvey Maayam, and the recent Malayalam hit, Ayaalum Njanum Thammil.