Yes, Shine is all set to shine again on Silver Screens. Shine Tom Chacko, who was granted conditional bail in a disreputable drug case, boomerangs back with handful of opportunities. Yet to release Shine starrers include Psychological thriller ‘Bibleo’, Romance drama ‘Dooram’ and humorous tale ‘Viswasam Athalle Ellaam’. As per latest news, his friend Director Aashiq Abu has asked him to do a pivotal role in his next road movie, ‘Rani Padmini’ too.
Both Aashiq Abu and Shine Tom Chacko are former assistants of Master filmmaker Kamal. Later when Aashiq became independent, he roped in Shine to associate with him in direction department. Also, Ashiq’s Salt and Pepper is said to be the first movie in which Shine enacted a small role, which later led to the approval of many other character roles and finally, the lead role in ‘Ithihasa’, which became a blockbuster in 2014. So Shine Tom Chacko is all excited about ‘Rani Padmini’, in which Manju Warrier and Rima Kallingal play the lead roles. According to the crew, a well known Bollywood actor will also join the cast soon.
Principal photography of this Ashiq Abu movie will commence from April 20th. ‘Rani Padmini’ is the portrayal of two strange women who set forth to Delhi from Kochi, which later extends on road to Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir.
Shyam Pushkaran and Ravi Shankar penned the screenplay. According to Shyam, this story was etched out when they were discussing about the issues faced by women during road trips.
‘Rani Padmini’ is produced by P.M. Harris and V.S. Mohammed Althaf. Virtuoso cinematographer, Madhu Neelakandan will lead the photography department and Saiji Sreedharan will edit the movie. Another attraction of the movie will be tunes by ace music director Bijibal.
Hopefully, after the long road trip ‘Rani Padmini’ will arrive on Silver Screens by the month of October.