Nithin Renji Panicker, the younger filmmaker who made his memorable debut in Mollywood with Mammootty’s ‘Kasaba’ is all set to storm the theatres once more together with his upcoming untitled enterprise.
The movie will characteristic Suresh Gopi and Lal in lead roles. Son of legendary Mollywood scriptwriter-director Renji Panicker, Nithin goals to affirm his distinctive spot within the business together with his impeccable filmmaking abilities and uncompromising cinematic language.
In a current interplay with Worldwide Enterprise Occasions, India, Nithin Renji Panicker opened up about his upcoming film, the affect of his dad whereas writing scripts, and the prerogative of a director to take pleasure in seamless inventive freedom.
After your debut enterprise ‘Kasaba’, it took virtually three years to finalize your subsequent mission. What triggered this hiatus?
Three years is an extended hole for anyone after their debut. I used to be alleged to do a sequel to Lelam titled ‘Lelam 2’in 2017. However sadly, the mission didn’t take off as a consequence of numerous causes.
My father, who was supposed to put in writing the script of the film, additionally had performing commitments. Within the meantime, I deliberate one thing else with Suresh Gopi however that mission needed to be shelved as properly. Thus, I made a decision to put in writing one thing of my very own and eventually landed this mission.
May you inform us extra about your new film which options Suresh Gopi and Lal within the lead position?
This film is ready within the backdrop of a high-range space in Kerala. It’s mainly an motion drama, and it’ll have parts of household feelings and suspense. I hope to make an entertainer which can cater to a majority of the viewers.
Suresh Gopi and Lal have delivered some memorable hits that embrace Thenkashipattanan and Kaliyattam. Can we count on the identical to occur along with your new film?
I’m not positive if you happen to can count on the identical. However each of them have robust roles to play within the film, and you’ll get so see their mixture sequences. It will be very attention-grabbing.
May you unveil extra particulars concerning the solid and crew of this upcoming film?
Casting remains to be on the go. It would have in style faces from the present bunch of actors. There’s a outstanding feminine lead, and will probably be enacted by a younger actress. Artwork is by Dileep Nath. Mansoor Muthutty is in control of the modifying, and the costume division can be dealt with by Nizar. The music of this film can be composed by Ranjin Raj of Joseph fame.
A couple of months again, Suresh Gopi himself confirmed that he can be reprising the position of Aanakkattil Chackochi in a movie titled ‘Lelam 2’. Later, a casting name submit appeared in Renji Panicker’s Fb web page inviting new faces for this movie. What’s the standing of this magnum opus mission?
Lelam 2 will hopefully take off subsequent 12 months..unsure..if it does it may be an enormous mission. Fingers crossed.
Your father Renji Panicker is a legendary Mollywood scriptwriter identified for his firebrand dialogues. May you inform us extra about your father’s affect when you write scripts on your films?
I’m very influenced by my father’s scripts and dialogues. The best way by which he moulds and shapes the characters in his films additionally encourage me rather a lot. His scripts are very detailed and also you get a transparent image about what to shoot, the way to act and the full temper of the scenes at a single studying of every scene.
I’m very influenced by his scripts. Regardless that I am unable to match it on any stage, I’m eagerly ready for him to put in writing one thing for me.
Aside from being a scriptwriter, Renji Panicker has proved his versatility in performing and your brother Nikhil is debuting as an actor with the film ‘Kalamandalam Hyder Ali’. Do you’ve got any plans to pursue a profession in performing?
I not too long ago did a small position in Anoop Menon’s directorial debut KING FISH. I had 4 small sequences. It was a very good expertise. Perhaps as a result of I’ve identified him from earlier than and we have now a pleasant relationship. Allow us to see.
After the discharge of Kasaba, many individuals, together with a number one Mollywood actress, lashed out in opposition to you and lead actor Mammootty for an alleged anti-feministic sequence within the film. Regardless that the controversy is greater than three years outdated, you haven’t reacted to it publicly. May you temporary us how these controversies are affecting the inventive freedom of a filmmaker?
I have never responded to these alligations even then. They’ve their opinions. I’m not all bothered as a result of I do not see anti-feministic parts in Kasaba. Controversies do not have an effect on my inventive freedom. If I believe I should not write one thing, I wont..if I really feel I ought to write one thing, I’ll do this with none hesitations.