Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Mohanlal and Sreenivasan

Mohanlal and Sreenivasan are perhaps one of the greatest pair in Malayalam cinema when they are pitted against each other on screen with most of the time, Sreenivasan writing the dialogues.
Who can forget classics like- Gandhi Nagar 2nd Street, Sanmanasuullavarku Samadhanam, Varavelpu, Nadodi Kattu, Pattana Pravesham, Vellanakulde Nadu, Thenmavin Kombathu, Chandralekha, Kilichundan Mambazham, Udayananu Tharam ?
Priyadarshan in a recent interview said: “ I would say that Lal and Srini are perfect foil to each other in stories where they are like Tom and Jerry cartoon characters, always trying to do their one-man upmanship game. The combo clicked because there was a lot of give and take in their on screen relationship, which appealed to the audiences.”
The combo had churned out many hits under various directors like Sathyan Anthikad, Priyadarshan and Roshan Andrews. Now one of their old producer’s comedian Manian Pillai Raju is making a film with them after 20 years.
Raju had produced the combo’s Vellanaakulde Nadu, with Shobhana as heroine under the direction of Priyadarshan who is now remaking it in Hindi as Khatta Meeta with Akshay Kumar and Trisha.

The Mohanlal- Sreenivasan deadly duo will be directed by Rajeev Kumar in the all new film produced by Manian Pillai Raju and titled Oru Naal Varum (One day it will come).
The one line story of the film- Mohanlal is a farmer who has sold everything in his village and comes to Thiruvananthapuram for the further education of his children. He buys a plot of land and wants to build a house in the city.
After drawing the plan of his new house Mohanlal submits it to the Town Planning officer (Sreenivasan) at the Corporation office. Mohanlal’s trouble begins from then on…


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