Saturday, September 25, 2010

Exclusive: Tabu, Prithviraj, Prabhu Deva in Urumi

Santosh Sivan's tri-lingual period drama in Malayalam, Tamil & English Urumi is one of the biggest projects on floors. Prithviraj along with Santosh Sivan is producing the film under the banner of 'August Cinema'.
Prabhu Deva, Prithviraj and Nitya Menon star as the lead in this film, which has music by Deepak Dev. The English version is likely to have the title- The Boy who wanted to kill Vasco da Gama.

Urumi is the 8-ft long flexible sword that has been used in Kalari fights for a long time. Sankar Ramakrishnan, who had directed the promising short film Island Express in the Kerala Cafe anthology, has written the script.

The film, a bilingual, is set in the 15th century and will be made for the international audiences. The shoot of Urumi is progressing at Malshej Ghat in Maharashtra.

The sensational Tabu along with Vidya Balan is also a part of the film. Anjali Shukla who became the first women cinematographer to win the National Award recently for her camera work in Shaji Karun's Kutty Sranku is the cinematographer for the film.