|Mammootty and Nyla|
Dubai: Kunjananthande Kada, the second film by Salim Ahmed, the director of Indian national award winner Adaminte Makan Abu, will have Dubai Hit FM RJ Nyla to play the heroine to the superstar Mammootty. The crew was reported to be on for a heroine hunt for long as they wanted a fresh face to play the role.
The film with its Kannur background, one of the northern districts of the south Indian state of Kerala known for its typical slang and style of talking, will have Mammootty, famous for his dubbing finesse, for the first time speaking in Kannur slang. Salimkumar who won the national award for his title role in Salim Ahmed's debut will also play a major role in Kunjananthande Kada (Kunjananthan's Shop).
As the title denotes, Mammootty plays the role of Kunjananthan who runs a grocery store. The plot revolves around the couple who are never in harmony in their wedlock. Oscar winner Rasool Pookkutty will be looking after the sound recording which will be using the sync sound technique. Produced by Allans Media, the movie will have a lot of new faces. Madhu Ambat, the renowned cinematographer who worked for Adaminte Makan Abu, will be behind the lens.