Nikhil Renji Panicker to debut in Kalamandalam Hyderali's biopic

The actor will be portraying the younger version of the renowned Kathakali singer in the film

Renji Panicker’s son, Nikhil will be following his brother’s footsteps soon. The youngster is all set to debut as an actor in a biopic of Kalamandalam Hyderali, which will have Renji Panicker portraying the renowned Kathakali singer’s older self, while Nikhil will reportedly be portraying Hyderali’s youth.

Directed by Kiran G Nath and penned by Aju Narayanan, the film will explore the extraordinary and controversy-laden life of Hyderali. Ashokan, TG Ravi, and Paris Lakshmi are also part of the cast. MJ Radhakrishnan is handling the cinematography, while Anil Gopal is composing the music. Vinesh Mohan is producing the film under the banner of Vedhas Creations.

Meanwhile, Renji Panicker will next be seen in debutant Vivek’s Athiran, which stars Fahadh Faasil and Sai Pallavi in the lead roles. The film, scripted by Ee Ma Yau-fame PF Mathews, has been scheduled for a Vishu release.

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