The promo song of "Manglish", "Njanga Ponenatta" sung by Dulquer Salmaan is released. The fast peppy number is composed by Gopi Sunder. The song is sung in the Kochi – Mattanchery slang and the lyrics are written by Santhosh Varma. This is Dulquer's secong outing as a singer after "Johny Mone Johny" from the film "ABCD," which was also composed by Sunder.
"Dulquer is one of those artists who give 100 percent satisfaction in their work. His commitment cannot be paralleled to anything. After 'Johny Mone Johny,' I made sure I don't use him much. His songs are definitely successful ones, so I knew if am going to make him sing again, it has to be a much bigger song. Now this song is definitely the right number for Dulquer. It was director Salam Bappu's idea to get him to sing the promo song for the film. Nothing can get bigger than Dulquer singing for his father's film," said Sunder to International Business Times, India edition.
The music director feels Dulquer is more like a professional singer and sometimes gives better commitment than professional singers.
"He is like a professional singer and make sure he gives his best. Even if I say the take is okay, he will not be. He works more and more to come close to perfection, which sometimes is difficult to get from professional singers. His voice has a lot of freshness and the song is shaped up well," the composer added.
This Ramzan is awaiting the release of both Dulquer and Mammootty's films. Dulquer's "Vikramadithyan" is getting released on 25 July and Mammootty's "Manglish" will be released on 27 July.
"Manglish" directed by Salam Bappu also has Dutch actress Caroline Bech in the lead. Mammootty will play the role of Malik Bhai who is a familiar face in Cochin Harbour. Bhai is everybody's favourite as he is always there to lend help to anyone who needs a support. His life takes a turn when Michael, a foreigner enters his life. It will be a comedy entertainer that revolves around Malik and Michael's confusion in communicating with each other.
Dulquer will play the character of Adithyan in Lal Jose's upcoming film "Vikramadithyan" along with Unni Mukundan. The film tells the story of three individuals Vikraman (Unni Mukundan), Adithyan (Dulquer Salmaan) and Deepthi Pai (Namitha Pramod). Both Vikraman and Adithyan were born at the same time and the film is about love, hatred and friendship that they share.
"Manglish" also has a huge star cast including Tiny Tom, Jojo, Vinay Forrt, Mukundan, Sudheer Karamana, Ramu, Sathar, Ravindran, Sunil Sukhadha, Sasi Kalinga, Kalabhavan Rahman, Chembil Ashokan, Sudhi, Kalabhavan Haneef, Aneesh G Menon, Vishnu Alex, Kuriakose, Gopalakrishnan, Shrinda Ashab, Shreedhani, Parvathy Menon, Nimarose, Silu Abraham and Pauly.
The story, screen play and dialogues of the Mammootty starrer are done by Riyas and Pradheesh Varma handles the camera. The lyrics are penned by Hari Narayanan and Santhosh Varma. The film is produced by Haneef Mohammed under the banner of Red Rose creations.