Dulquer Salmaan and Sai Pallavi's upcoming Malayalam romantic family thriller "Kali" is set to hit the screens Saturday, March 26. The Sameer Thahir directorial has been making headlines ever since it went on floors 16 November.
Dulquer and Sai will be seen as married couple in the flick and the movie narrates the story of Siddharth from age 5 to 28 that includes his college and married life. The trailer and video song of the movie hint that Dulquer's character will be seen as a person, who has "anger at the tip of his nose" (a vernacular phrase that is used to describe short-tempered people). "Kali" is being co-produced by Sameer under the banner of Handmade Films and Rajesh Gopinathan and Gireesh Gangadharan have handled the scripting and cinematography of the flick, respectively.
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Having acted in 16 movies, the young superstar Dulquer Salmaan has become one of the bankable actors of the entertainment industry and enjoys a huge fan following in South India. The actor surprised his fans with his free-styled performance in the Martin Prakkat directorial "Charlie," for which he won the Kerala State Film Award in the Best Actor category. Therefore, expectations are sky high from the actor's movies, making "Kali" one of the much-awaited flicks of the year.
Sai is just one-film old, but the actress has been enjoying a huge fan following in Kerala and Tamil Nadu for her mesmerising performance in Alphone Puthren's blockbuster movie "Premam" opposite Nivin Pauly. The 23-year-old became the fan favourite of many for portraying the role Malar miss in the romantic entertainer. Fans have been eagerly awaiting to see her on the big screen again and the photos of the actress from the shooting location of "Kali" were leaked online soon after the film started rolling.
Chemistry of Dulquer-Sai
After accepting the onscreen chemistry of Nivin and Sai, the audience are expecting to see the dazzling performance of Dulquer and Sai, who will be seen as couple Siddharth and Anjali in the family thriller.
Sameer Thahir - Dulquer Salmaan reunion
"Kali" marks the reunion of Sameer and Dulquer after their 2013 road movie "Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi," which opened to positive response. Therefore, the association of the director-actor duo again makes "Kali" a promising film of the year.
"Kali" is one of the most-anticipated flicks of the year as it is evident from its pre-release hype. The 1-minute-14-second trailer of the Sameer Thahir directorial broke the records of Dulquer's blockbuster movie "Charlie" after it was viewed more than 4 lakh times within 22 hours of its release on YouTube. It crossed the one million mark on the video sharing site within a week and was also listed among the top videos on YouTube. The posters and songs of the movie are also well-accepted by the audience.