Rajesh Nair has bought the Malayalam remake rights of the Bengali film Konttho. Directed by Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy, the film, which revolves around the life and struggle of a cancer survivor.
Speaking about this move, Nair who has also bought the rights of the director duo’s previous blockbuster film Haami, said, “I am a huge fan of Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy’s work. I am intrigued by the magic they create onscreen. I watched Konttho’s trailer and I am convinced that this is going to be a successful film. The story is so relatable to everyone irrespective of the language they speak in.”
Nair is so confident that this one is going to be a sure-shot hit that he already titled the Malayalam remake as Shabdam and has roped in actor Jayasurya for the film. The actor had made quite an impact with his role in Njan Marykutty.
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