Actor-turned-director Vineeth Sreenivasan has started shooting his upcoming Nivin Pauly starrer "Jacobinte Swargarajyam" in the UAE, said reports.

The Malayalam movie, which will be fully shot in locations in and around Dubai, will also have scriptwriter Renji Panicker and Tamil filmmaker Gautham Menon in the cast.

Other cast members include Sai Kumar, Lakshmi Ramakrishnan, TG Ravi, Dinesh Prabhakar and Sreenath Bhasi.

The director said the script of "Jacobinte Swargarajyam" was the toughest of all the screenplays he has penned till now, reported Manorama Online.

Nivin Pauly and Vineeth Sreenivasan had earlier teamed up for some of the hit movies such as "Thattathin Marayathu" and "Oru Vadakkan Selfie".

"Jacobinte Swargarajyam", which is produced by Noble Babu Thomas, is slated for release in Summer 2016.