Manjima Mohan is the new heroine in Gautham Menon’s Achcham Enbadhu Madamaiyada opposite STR and the shoot has started in Chennai.
Girls from Kerala have always been fodder to film makers in Tamil and Telugu. The general perception is that they are quick to learn, can emote, looks earthy and above all easy to handle, unlike Mumbai imports.
After Asin, Nayanthara, Priya Mani and many others, the next generation is all set to take over. Lakshmi Menon is the most successful among them and now Keerthi Suresh is all set for a grand debut with Ithu Enna Maayam, Rajini Murugan followed by Paambu Sattai.
Manjima Mohan who made her screen debut in Malayalam with that blockbuster Oru Vadakkan Selfie has started shooting with Silambarasan for Gautham's film. After Pallavi Subhash left the project, Menon who was looking for a fresh face zeroed in on the young Manjima after he watched her Malayalam film.
Incidentally, Vadakkan Selfie is the story of a young man played by Nivin Pauly whose role model is director Gautham Menon and he comes to Chennai to meet his dream director. Gautham, after watching the film was mighty impressed and took notice of Manjima who did a good job in the film. Manjima is the daughter of noted Malayalam cinematographer Vipin Mohan and dancer Kalamandalam Girija.