Mollywood Actor Prithviraj is busy doing back to back projects. Fans are eagerly waiting for the young stars releases. Now he adds one more to their waiting list, a big budget bilingual crossover film named ‘Detroit Crossing’. The film will be written and directed by Nirmal Sahadev.
Nirmal Sahadev has been assistant for films like ‘Ivide’ and ‘Monsoon Mangoes’. It was during the shoot of ‘Ivide’, lady luck bestowed her smile upon him. Not only he could work with, one of the best filmmakers of the country, Shyamaprasad, he could plan his debut movie with one of the most dedicated actors in the industry.
“It’s happening. It’s official. My first feature as the writer/director. This post has me beyond excited for the things to come! Thanks to Prithviraj Sukumaran for being with me every step of the way so far, both as an actor and friend. While my dreams come to the realization as this project unfolds, it is definitely made sweeter by the fact that I get to work with one of the most dedicated actors in our industry. Appreciate all your love, support, and prayers. Stay connected for updates as we reveal more about the project in upcoming days.” says the director in his facebook post.
The actor himself announced the project on his official facebook page. He believes that ‘Ivide’ was his first attempt at a crossover film from Malayalam and the second one will be ‘Detroit Crossing’.
Crossover films can be defined to be movies based on broader themes that the international audiences can easily relate to
The film, which will begin its shoot by the end of this year or start of next year, will be shot entirely in the city of Detroit. The movie will be made in Malayalam and Tamil. Chances of an English version is also more. The female lead for the film is still not decided. The cast may include some big names from Tamil too. Other information about the movie will be revealed later.
Prithviraj’s upcoming release is ‘Oozham‘ by the hitmaker Jeethu Joseph. He currently has movies lined up till 2018.