The national award-winning veteran director Jayaraj’s upcoming historical drama ‘Veeram’ is trending on social media. The film, which is an adaptation of legendary poet Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’, will have Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor in the lead as ‘Chandu Chekaver’. The story will be set against the background of Vadakkan Pattukal of North Malabar region in South India. This is the fifth installment in Jayaraj’s Navarasa series.
The story will be set against the background of Vadakkan Pattukal of North Malabar region in South India. This is the fifth installment in Jayaraj’s Navarasa series.
The big budget film made simultaneously in Malayalam, Hindi, and English is produced by Chandramohan D. Pillai and Pradeep Rajan under the banner Chandrakala Arts.The movie has a budget of 35 Crores for the production.
Action choreographer Allan Poppleton who has worked in films like 300, Hunger Games and Avatar has choreographed the action sequences of the film. Award winning make-up artist of Gladiator, Trefor Proud also worked in the movie.
Jeff Rona has done the scores for the film. The cinematography is by S Kumar and Appu N Bhattathiri edits the movie. Color grade is done by Jeff Olm of ‘Titanic’ fame. Game Of Thrones team will be doing the VFX.
The film started to shoot on 5th January 2016 in Trivandrum. Other locations are Agra and Aurangabad. The film will hit the theaters soon.