Thenmavin Kombathu to get a 4K makeover soon
The announcement was made on the occasion of Mohanlal's 58th birthday today
The hit Priyadarshan film Thenmavin Kombathu, starring Mohanlal and Shobana, will go through a 4K restoration treatment soon. Mukesh R Mehta, producer behind films such as Ezra, Godha and Guppy, made the announcement on Mohanlal's 58th birthday today. It has come as a pleasant surprise to many.
Mehta's production and distribution company E4 Entertainment, based in Chennai, is taking on the job. The company's first Malayalam production venture was 2012's Annayum Rasoolum, directed by Rajeev Ravi. Two years later, they got into the distribution business with Njan Steve Lopez, also directed by Ravi. The company recently distributed Sudani from Nigeria, starring Soubin Shahir.
Mehta took to Twitter to wish Mohanlal on his birthday and announced that he is planning to re-release Mohanlal's Thenmavin Kombathu in 4K on 12 May 2019, the date of the film's 25th anniversary.
@Mohanlal Happy Birthday Greetings to one of the best actors from E4E I started Malayalam distribution with his Butterflies and planning to Re Release his Then Maavin Kombathu remastered in 4K on 12th May 2019 on its 25th Anniversary pic.twitter.com/mM9YIm6GV4— MUKESH RATILAL MEHTA (@e4echennai) May 21, 2018
Thenmavin Kombathu, released in 1994, was one of the biggest successes in Priyadarshan's career. The film won Best Popular Film at the Kerala State Film Awards , and also won two National Awards: Best Production Design (Sabu Cyril) and Best Cinematography (KV Anand).