Definitely, no. It is not a remake of the Blockbuster Amar Akbar Anthony(1977), starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor. According to the reports, Prithviraj-Indrajith -Jayasurya starrer Amar, Akbar Antony is a unique humorous tale focusing on a bunch of Fort Kochiites.
Filmmaker has no previous experience in direction department, but he is in and around movie industry for decades and hence knows everything like the back of his hand. Yes, you know him well.
Nadhirshah, who began his career in Mimics Kalabhavan along with Dileep, Harishree Ashokan, Salim Kumar and many other prominent actors. His forte is parody songs, and so along with numerous character roles in movies, he has worked as a lyricist and playback singer too. Recently, the he was into anchoring a hit TV show too. Bibin George and Vishnu Unnikrishnan have penned the screenplay for Nadhirshah. The renowned cinematographer Sujith Vaassudev is heading the camera department of this movie which will shot in and around Kochi, Ootty and Thailand.
Prithviraj-Indrajith-Jayasurya combo was previously seen together in Lal Jose’s ensemble drama Classmates (2006), which became one of the highest grossing films of all time. In the latest, Prithviraj is Amar, Jayasurya is Akbar and Indrajith is Anthony. The trio has sung a song for the movie too.
Deepak Dev and Nadhirshah have composed the original sound tracks for this flick. Dr. Zachariah Thomas and Alwin Antony are producing this entertainer, under the banner of United Global Media Entertainment and Ananya Films.
So, what’s your opinion? Do you think this movie can surpass the collections of Classmates?