Nayantara who is not in the best of her times is cheering up with some worthy movies in Malayalam. She will gain hit the filmy headlines as her much expected film ‘Electra’ is readying for release. Elektra deals with turbulent relationships within a family. Nayantara plays the daughter Elekra Alexander and Prakash Raj and Manisha Koirala are her parents. Directed by Shyamaprasad, Elektra will release during the festival of Onam.
Another important film to come her way is ‘Mathilukalkkappruam’ which is a sequel to Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s celebrated film ‘Mathilukal’. It will be directed by debutante Prasad. Nayantara will be in the role of Narayani, the unseen woman prisoner on the other side of the prison wall in the original. Mammootty will once again come up as Basheer which got him a National Award for the Best Actor. The movie is expected to give some of the best moments of the lead actors in Malayalam cinema.
Earlier, Vidya Balan was said to be debuting in Malayalam with this film. Now it seems Nayantara has replaced her. Ravi K Chandran will be the cameraman and sound directions will be by Oscar winning Resul Pookutty. Mammootty’s production company Playhouse is producing this film.