Kamini: Dear Exes is not in the mould of a typical rom-com

Kamini: Dear Exes is not in the mould of a typical rom-com

Director Kamini, an erstwhile assistant of director Vishnu Vardhan, talks about her first feature film, Dear Exes, starring Nithya Menon in the lead role

On Monday, the makers of Nithya Menen's upcoming film, Dear Exes, shared the first look poster of the film. Director Kamini, an erstwhile assistant of Vishnu Vardhan, reveals that Nithya will be playing a 'soup girl' in the film. She further reveals that Dear Exes will a stark departure from male-centric romantic comedies. " The film is not in the mould of a typical rom-com. Under this genre, we have plenty of slice-of-life narratives about men going through a breakup but we seldom explore how a girl goes through the same emotions. We rarely have any soup girls. Dear Exes is a refreshing take on that."



Further detailing the project, the first-time filmmaker adds, "Fun and quirkiness is the mood of the film. But it's not just about that alone; it also has a relevant message for today's youth, enhanced with a touch of fantasy and magic. But even though it is an amalgamation of many things, I still choose to call it a relationship drama."

Apart from Nithya, the ensemble cast of the film also includes Prateik Babbar, Vinay Rai, Navdeep, and Deepak Parambol.

Although the film will show a female perspective, Kamini clarifies that Dear Exes is not a typical female-centric film. "Unlike the idea of 'soup boys', which could only be relatable to men, Dear Exes is for everyone. I am confident that the film will connect with the audience irrespective of their gender, " signs off the director.

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