Balas’s Eriyum Thanal’ now ‘Paradesi’


BalaNational award winning Director Bala’s next has got a name change. The film which was tentatively titled ‘Eriyum Thanal’, being based on a Malayalam novel of the same name has got Murali’s son Atharva and Vedhika in lead roles. Now the director has opted for the name Paradesi, for his forthcoming release.

“After shooting for the scenes the director feels that naming it Paradesi, would do more justice to the storyline”, says a source from Bala’s circles. This new Bala movie will have popular writer Jayamohan scripting the dialogues effectively. Actors Atharva and Vedhika have had to work hard, putting up with the Director’s strict rules and regulations including no mobile phone use at the sets. The film has completed it’s first schedule with Pooja and Uma Riyaz Khan joining as part of the ensemble cast. Composer GV Prakash is scoring the music for this release with Chezhian handling the camera and Kishore T E doing the editing bit. Paradesi will move on to it’s second Ooty schedule shoots in a few days.