The rumours of Malayalam comedian Sasi Kalinga's Hollywood debut have now been confirmed. Actor Aju Varghese has revealed that Sasi is currently working on "Jurassic Park" director Steven Spielberg's production venture with "Mission: Impossible" star Tom Cruise in the lead.
The emerging reports suggest that Sasi was offered the role for a whopping remuneration. The movie is yet to be titled.
"Proud moment of Indian cinema our dear Sasi Etta :)))Presently working on a Hollywood film produced by Steven Spielberg along with Tom Cruse in lead :)) What more can we ask for???," Aju posted on his Facebook page.
The latest revelation by Aju makes each Keralite proud as Sasi is the first Malayali to star in a Hollywood movie. Earlier, Malayalam actor MR Gopakumar was reportedly offered a role in Spielberg's 1997 movie "The Lost World: Jurassic Park." However, he was replaced as the Kerala State Film Award winner couldn't join the team as his work permit was not processed on time.
Sasi, who has over 25 years of experience, made a mark in Mollywood with Mammootty's critically acclaimed movie "Paleri Manikyam" in 2009 as DySP Mohandas Manalath. He has also appeared in significant roles in hit films "Pranchiyettan and the Saint," "Amen," "Jilebi" and "Vellimoonga," among many others.