Another Malayalam actor is all set to don the role of a film director.
This time it is actor Vineeth Kumar, who will helm a film scripted by hit maker Ranjith. The film will star Fahadh Faasil in the lead and its shooting is expected to kick start in December.
The excited actor shared this happy news on his Facebook page.
"12-12-12 is the most memorable day of my life. That is the day when I decided to be a director. The day I met director Ranjith, whom I respect the most and told him about my dreams. It is he, who gave me the confidence to go ahead with my dream of being a director. Today, I would like to share with you all that I am going to direct a film, scripted by Ranjith. The film will star Fahadh Faasil in the lead and its shooting will begin in December. The locations of the film are Gujarat and Bangalore," said Vineeth on his Facebook handle.
Vineeth began his career in the film industry as a child artist and first appeared in the 1989 film "Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha" and he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist for his performance in the Hariharan directorial.
He later went on to do many films like "Padippura". "Anagha", "Dasaratham", "Bharatham", "Sargam", "Adwaytham", "Azhakiya Raavanan", " Devadoothan", "Sharja to Sharja", "Kanmashi", "Sethurama Iyer CBI", "Sufi Paranja Kadha", "Sevens", "Ithu Nammude Kadha", "Oru Yathrayil" among others.
Vineeth was last seen as a hero in K. G Anil Kumar directorial "Vegam" in 2014. The film also starred Prathap Pothen, Jacob Gregory, Samskruthy Shenoy and Shammi Thilkan in pivotal roles, but it opened to average reviews in theatres.
Meanwhile, Ranjith is awaiting the release of his upcoming film "Njan" starring Dulquer Salmaan, which is based on a historical fiction "KTN Kottur: Ezhuthum Jeevithavum" by T. P. Rajeevan. The film is slated to release on 19 September.
Fahadh Faasil is awaiting the release of his films "Money Rathnam" and "Iyobinte Pusthakam". While "Money Rathnam" will release on 26 September, "Iyobinte Pusthakam" will hit theatres in October.