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‘Kalki’ is sensible and convincing: Tovino Thomas

MollywoodThe actor will be playing a police officer in the film that is going to release on August 8.Digital NativeTovino Thomas starrer Kalki Is all set to hit the marquee on August 8th and expectations are on the rise because for the first time in his career the star will be seen in an action hero avatar. Speaking about accepting the role. Tovino said in an interview to the Times of India, “I was waiting for the right project. I think a dishoom-dishoom hero similar to the ones in a Panchathantra novel or a cartoon is something that people of all age groups could enjoy to an extent. When you watch a film, there are two ways the audience can enjoy a character – if it is similar to their lives or if the character is something they aspire to be. I like doing films of all genres, and I am
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Tovino to play Swadhabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai in biopic

MollywoodThe film, to be directed by Pramod Payannur, will be based on the life of the writer, journalist and political activist, who was arrested and exiled from Travancore in 1910.Digital NativeTovino Thomas is reportedly in talks to play the lead role in a biopic. According to reports doing rounds, it is based on the life of the late journalist Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai. Wielding the megaphone for this biopic will be Pramod Payyannur while former Member of Parliament and journalist Sebastian Paul will be scripting it. The film will involve a lot of research and the scriptwriter is putting in a lot of effort to get the details as it is set in a different era. The biopic will trace out the events that happened between 1870 and 1920. Ramakrishna Pillai was a writer, journalist, editor, and political activist. He was the editor of Swadeshabhimani, the newspaper that came down heavily upon the British rule in India.
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Tovino’s new ‘Kalki’ poster shows him as a cop with a chainsaw

MollywoodSamyuktha Menon plays the antagonist in this action entertainer, directed by Praveen Prabharam.Digital NativeA new poster of the upcoming Malayalam movie Kalki, featuring Tovino Thomas, has been released online. The actor is seen wearing a police uniform and wielding a chainsaw. It appears that the still is from an action sequence in the film. Also, the makers have released a behind the making video which makes it all the more interesting. Tovino Thomas and Samyuktha Menon play the lead pair in Kalki. Interestingly, Samyuktha also plays the antagonist in this action entertainer. The shooting of Kalki was wrapped up recently and it is currently in the post production stage. Reports are that it will hit the marquee on August 8.  Tovino, as seen in the poster, will be seen playing a police officer in this film. This is not the first time that Tovino is donning the Kakhi, He has
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Samyuktha Menon plays the baddie in Tovino’s ‘Kalki’

MollywoodThe shooting of 'Kalki' was wrapped up recently and it is currently in the post-production mode.Digital NativeDigital NativeTovino Thomas and Samyuktha Menon played the lead pair in Theevandi and they are now sharing the screen space in Kalki. Interestingly, Samyuktha plays the antagonist in this action entertainer. The shooting of Kalki was wrapped up recently and it is currently in the post-production mode. Reports are that it will hit the marquee on August 8. Tovino will be seen playing a police officer in this film. It may be noted that this is not the first time that Tovino would be donning the khaki as he had done it for the Prithviraj starrer Ezra, though it was a cameo appearance. On Tovino’s role in Kalki, the film’s producer Prasobh Krishna had told in an interview to the Times of India earlier, “His role is similar to Mammootty’s Inspector
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Tovino Thomas’s 'Luca' is an investigative thriller

MollywoodAhaana Krishna, who acts opposite Tovino in the film, was last seen in ‘Njandukalude Naattil Oru Idavela’.Digital NativeThe poster of the upcoming Malayalam film Luca was unveiled recently with its lead pair Tovino Thomas and Ahaana Krishna featuring in it. While there were speculations that it would be a romantic film, we now hear that it is an investigative thriller which also has some amount of romance. After the title was announced some time ago, the first-look poster of the film was released featuring Tovino Thomas painting a canvas. He apparently plays a scrap artist in the film. Ahanaa Krishna’s character is named Niharikaa. Wielding the megaphone for Luca will be debut director Arun Bose. He has scripted the film in association with Mridul George. The technical crew of Luca comprise Sooraj S Kurup to compose the tunes, Nimish Ravi for cranking the camera and Nikhil Venu for editing.
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Prologue teaser of Tovino’s ‘Kalki’ is out

MollywoodTovino plays a police officer in 'Kalki' and according to reports it will be a spinoff of the title character played by Mammootty for the film 'Inspector Balram'.Digital NativeThe prologue teaser of the Malayalam movie Kalki starring Tovino Thomas is out. In this power packed prologue teaser, Tovino is seen jumping with all his might to strike those coming for him. The actor plays a police officer in Kalki and according to reports it will be a spinoff of the title character played by Mammootty for the 1991 film Inspector Balram. On Tovino’s role in Kalki, one of the producers of the film Prasobh Krishna said in an interview to the Times of India much earlier, “His role is similar to Mammootty’s Inspector Balram that has a cult following. He will be seen throughout he movie as a cop. However, it doesn’t deal with investigations or anything
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Tovino to work in 'Kalki' and 'Luca' simultaneously

MollywoodTovino will be playing a police officer in ‘Kalki’, and the role will be similar to the one played by Mammootty for ‘Inspector Balram’.Digital NativeTovino Thomas’ Kalki went on the floors a couple of day ago with much fanfare and photos from the sets are going viral among the film buffs. The actor will be seen playing a police officer in this film and according to sources in the know his role will be similar to the character Balram, which Mammootty had played long ago for the film Inspector Balram. It may be noted here that this is not the first time that Tovino would be donning the Kakhi as he has earlier played a cop for the Prithviraj starrer Ezra, though it was a cameo appearance. On Tovino’s role in Kalki, the film’s producer Prasobh Krishna told in an interview to the Times of India much earlier,
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Tovino Thomas’s 'Aaravam' is a sports drama

MollywoodThe film, directed by debutant Jithu Ashraf, will be scripted by Shahi Kabir of ‘Joseph’ fame.Digital NativeMalayalam star Tovino Thomas has a number of films in different stages of production needing his attention and the latest to join this list is Aaravam. To be directed by debutant Jithu Ashraf, the film will be scripted by Shahi Kabir of Joseph fame. Aaravam is touted to be a sports drama and will be based on the popular snake boat race in Kerala. Reports are that the film will be revolving on the lives of the boat race community. The technical crew of Aaravam is highly impressive with Abhinandan Ramanjunam roped in to crank the camera, Jyothish Shankar for art direction and Renganaath Ravee for sound designing. Haseeb Haneef, Aji Medayil and Noushad Alathur are producing the movie under their respective banners Malayalam Movie Makers and Achicha Films. The prep work to
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Busy bee Tovino Thomas’s new film ‘Luca’ begins shooting

MollywoodThe film, directed by debutant Arun Bose, will have Tovino and Ahaana Krishna playing the lead pair.Digital NativeThe shooting of Tovino Thomas’s Luca has begun and will now progress rapidly to ensure its release this year. The entire cast and crew were present during the film’s launch, making it a grand event. The project was announced last year. Luca will be directed by debutant Arun Bose. He has scripted the film in association with Mridul George. The film will have Tovino Thomas and Ahaana Krishna playing the lead pair. The technical crew of Luca will comprise Sooraj S Kurup to compose the tunes, Nimish Ravi for cranking the camera and Nikhil Venu for editing. The film is being bankrolled jointly by Linto Thomas and Prince Hussain under the banner Stories and Thoughts Productions. After the title was announced, the first-look poster of the film was released featuring Tovino Thomas painting a canvas.
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Tovino Thomas plays a cop in ‘Kalki’

MollywoodHis role will reportedly have some similarities with the character played by Mammootty in ‘Inspector Balram’.Digital NativeTovino Thomas in 'Ezra'In his upcoming film, Kalki, Tovino Thomas will be seen playing a police officer. According to sources in the know, his role will have some similarities with the character Inspector Balram, which Mammootty had immortalized (in the film by the same name). Incidentally, this is not the first time that Tovino would be donning the Kakhi - he has done it for the Prithviraj starrer Ezra, though it was a cameo appearance. On Tovino’s role in Kalki, the film’s producer Prasobh Krishna told in an interview to the Times of India, “His role is similar to Mammootty’s Inspector Balram that has a cult following. He will be seen throughout the movie as a cop. However, it doesn’t deal with investigations or anything but about a few
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