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Nivin Pauly to star in a film titled Kairali on the disappearance of a ship

Nivin Pauly will play the lead in a film based on the disappearance in 1979 of the bulk carrier. The film will also mark the directorial debut of cinematographer Jomon T John.

regional movies Updated: Jul 17, 2017 12:26 IST
Sandeep Acharya
Nivin Pauly is known for his films like Neram, Bangalore Days, 1983 and Action Hero Biju.
Nivin Pauly is known for his films like Neram, Bangalore Days, 1983 and Action Hero Biju.

Rana Daggubati’s Ghazi, a story about the mysterious sinking of PNS Ghazi, a Pakistan-deployed submarine was one of the best Indian films in recent times. On the lines of Ghazi, comes another film about the disappearance in 1979 of the bulk carrier owned by the Kerala Shipping Corporation. Nivin Pauly will play the lead in the film, which will mark the directorial debut of cinematographer Jomon T John, currently busy working on Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal Again.

Sharing more information about the film on his Facebook page, Nivin wrote: “Announcing my new project with my dearest Jomon T John who will make his directorial debut in this film titled Kairali. The ship, with a crew of 49, was carrying 20,000 tonnes of iron ore from Margao in Goa to Rostock in Germany. It went off the radar 500 km from Margao. Nivin further wrote: “I am totally excited to be part of this ever since I heard the story. The movie will be scripted by my dear friend Sidhartha Siva and it will be jointly produced by Pauly Jr Pictures and Real Life Works.” The project will roll from December.

Nivin currently awaits the release of Tamil film Richie, in which he plays a gangster. In Malayalam, he is shooting for Hey Jude, which marks the debut of actor Trisha Krishnan in the industry.

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