Siddharth Bharathan’s directorial debut Nidra, Cocktail director Arun Kumar Aravind’s Ee Adutha Kaalathu and Ali Akbar’s Ideal Couple are the three Malayalam films to hit the screens today.
Siddharth Bharathan and Rima Kallingal play the lead in the remake of the 1981 film Nidra, originally directed by Bharathan.
The film also marks the return of actor Jishnu Raghavan, who was launched by Kamal along with Siddharth in the 2002 film, Nammal.
Ee Adutha Kaalathu has Indrajith, Anoop Menon, Nishaan, Murali Gopi and Maithily in the lead. The film has been scripted by Murali Gopi, legendary actor Bharath Gopi’s son. Arun Kumar Aravind has been an editor for quite a number of films by Priyadarsan.
Ideal Couple has Vineeth and Lakshmi Menon in the lead and has been released in a few theatres in the state. The cast also includes Thilakan, Nassar and Usha Uthup. The heroine, Lakshmi Menon, is the heroine of the forthcoming Tamil film Kumki by Prabu Solomon.