Aditi Rao Hydari back in Malayalam with Sufiyum Sujathayum
The male lead of the Naranipuzha Shanavas directorial is yet to be finalised
Aditi Rao Hydari is returning to Malayalam cinema after 13 years with Sufiyum Sujathayum, and it will be bankrolled by Vijay Babu’s Friday Film House. The film was launched recently.
While Aditi has been confirmed to play the titular Sujatha, the male lead is yet to be finalised, reveals Vijay Babu. The film, which goes on floors on the 20th of this month, will be helmed by Naranipuzha Shanavas of Kari fame.
Speaking about Sufiyum Sujathayum, Vijay Babu says, “It’s a musical-thriller. It’s a great story and will feature some fine actors apt for the characters. With the kind of technical team on board, I can say that the film will be Friday Film House’s best work till date.”
The film has cinematography by Anu Moothedath of Athiran fame, music by M Jayachandran and editing by Jallikattu-fame Deepu Joseph.
Aditi made her Malayalam debut with 2006’s Prajapathi, starring Mammootty. The film marker her first theatrical release as Tamil film Sringaram got delayed. She will be also seen next in Mysskin’s Psycho, Vijay Sethupathi-starrer Thuglak Darbar, and Dhanush’s second directorial.
Sufiyum Sujathayum marks Friday Film House’s 12th production. The company, known for backing fresh talent and content, was behind Lijo Jose Pellissery’s much-acclaimed gangster drama Angamaly Diaries. The banner is prepping a big-scale gangster drama titled Gangs of Bandadukka and an untitled biopic of actor Sathyan led by Jayasurya.