Abhinav Sundar Nayak, the director of the dark comedy crime thriller Mukundan Unni Associates, has announced his second film with Ashiq Usman Productions, the banner behind the blockbuster Anjaam Pathiraa. The film, which is yet to be titled, will be a Malayalam film.
The director revealed that the film is in the scripting stage and will go on floors next year. He said that the film will be a different genre from his debut film and will have a strong social message. He also thanked the audience for the positive response to Mukundan Unni Associates, which completed one year of its release recently.
Mukundan Unni Associates, which starred Vineeth Sreenivasan, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Aarsha Chandini Baiju and Tanvi Ram, was a critically acclaimed film that explored the life of a corrupt lawyer who makes money by faking accident claims. The film was praised for its witty dialogues, engaging screenplay and stellar performances. The film was also remade in Bengali as Mukhosh this year.
Ashiq Usman Productions is one of the leading production houses in Malayalam cinema, known for producing films like Kali, Godha, Argentina Fans Kaattoorkadavu, Allu Ramendran and Love. The banner also has several upcoming projects, including Thallumaala, Ayalvaashi, Odum Kuthira Chadum Kuthira and the Hindi remake of Anjaam Pathiraa.